Originally posted on The Allergic Pagan:
In a recent post, I wrote about polytheistic religious experience from a Jungian perspective. Recently I came across two posts about the ontological nature of feminist monotheistic experience of Goddess, both on the Feminism and Religion community blog.
The first was by Molly Remer, entitled “Who is She? The Existence of an Ontological Goddess”. She writes:
“To me, Goddess is found in the act of specifically naming that ineffable sense of the sacred that we all, universally, experience or perceive at some point during our lives. […] In my own life, I call these numinous experiences Goddess and through this I know She exists in, of, around, and through the world that I live in. It is in these experiences that I touch Her directly.”
I too name the experience of the sacred as “Goddess”. Remer then goes on to explain how she relates to Goddess personally:
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