Foremother Patricia Monaghan will discuss her book of poetry called Seasons of the Witch and why seasons are an important metaphor for women and for Goddess. We'll discuss her new edition of the Book of Goddesses and Heroines coming out this month. Discussion will include the connection between Goddess religion and environmental issues, including consumerism. The mythic resonance around wine and women, sustainable living and her new organizations, the Black Earth Institute and the Assn for the Study of Women & Religion
Patricia Monaghan was a poet, a writer, a spiritual activist, and an influential figure in the contemporary women's spirituality movement. Monaghan wrote over 20 books on a range of topics including Goddess spirituality, earth spirituality, Celtic mythology, the landscape of Ireland, and techniques of meditation.