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Lunar Madonna and Child From a 15th century woodcut by the German master Albrecht Durer, this image connects the Queen of Heaven with her ancient roots of maternal and natural cycles. As mediator between heaven and earth she represents Sophia, the Holy Spirit of transformative wisdom, as well as the all-loving Mother of God. Church fathers discouraged Mary worship, recognizing her as one with ancient Mother Goddesses such as Aphrodite, Ishtar of Mari, Isis, Maya, Shakti, etc. Nonetheless by the Middle Ages she was firmly entrenched in the hearts of common folk as the deification of Mercy and Compassion. All the great cathedrals were temples in honor of Notre Dame.

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6" x 6"


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