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As It Might Have Been: Ancestor Stories in the Dreamtime by Carol P. Christ

In the middle of the night in waking sleep, I asked my great-great grandmother Annie Corliss to tell me the story of how she met and married James Inglis. 1,732 more words

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Life in the Tenements by Carol P. Christ

During my ancestor research, I have seen the word “tenement”—with the implication of poverty, filth, and disease–handwritten onto more than one death certificate. Last month, I visited the Lower East Side where my Irish 2x great-grandmother Annie Corliss lived in the tenements near the docks with her husband the Scottish seaman James Inglis and their nine children. 920 more words

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FAR Press Publishes A Serpentine Path: Mysteries of the Goddess by Carol P. Christ

This is a great day for me as I announce the publication of A Serpentine Path: Mysteries of the Goddess. It is the first —but certainly not the last—book from the new… 565 more words

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"I found God in myself and I loved her fiercely."

Carol P. Christ’s 1978 essay, “Why Women Need the Goddess”, argues that the gender of God is a matter of powerful symbolic meaning.  873 more words

Ancestor Connection in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by Carol P. Christ

In early December 2016 I visited central Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York, where my 2x great-grandparents Thomas and Anna Maria Christ and their son George and his family, including my father’s father Irving John, lived for over fifty years. 1,499 more words

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The Refugee Crisis: Through the Eyes of the Children: Review by Carol P. Christ

The Refugee Crisis: Through the Eyes of the Children by Robert and Robin Jones. Santa Barbara, CA: Blue Point Books, 2016. $19.95.  Website: http://www.throughtheeyesofthechildren.com

Arriving in Molivos, Lesbos for a summer break, Robert and Robin Jones quickly became caught up in the refugee crisis engulfing the island that had been their second home for over forty years. 610 more words

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