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Identify a scholarly article that discusses some aspect of the female divine in contemporary culture. (This might range anywhere from discussions on goddesses in advertising found in an article on marketing to discussions of feminine principles in contemporary theology.) Write a 350-word summary of your selected article. Cite sources.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. It is a tutorial module specifically written for you. Before you read it however, please be reminded that the Female Divine is at times discussed under the heading of the Divine Feminine. There are a lot of entries online and books about this topic. However, true anthropological, sociological, cultural or philosophical work on the topic are few. Much of the work are theological in nature and are not for the purpose of scholarship but for the purpose of presenting to believers or to the world the beliefs of those who practice them, written from their perspective. Now, the problem is asking you to identify a scholarly article discussing an aspect or element of the Female Divine. Therefore it cannot be written from a theological perspective like this one - http://www.theharmonyproject.org/feminine.html or a journalistic narrative that is personal and biographical like this - http://www.enlightennext.org/magazine/j39/divine-feminine.asp. An ethnography would be good like this article, a favourite of mine, by Janet Chawla - http://www.boloji.com/wfs/wfs082.htm. The former however is very popular and since I have pointed it out to so many of my students to use, I am instead going to present another article which is in an encyclopaedic form tackling the Female Divine in Christianity; it should be familiar to ...

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The solution is a 654-word sample narrative that provides a review of an anthropological scholarly article on the Female Divine. The full listing of the article is included with it's URL. Additionally, advice in tackling the topic is included in a separate note to the student, distinguishing certain articles on the topic from one another dependent on their degree of scholarship. A word version of the solution is also attached for easy printing and download.