What Happened to God the Mother in the Trinity? April DeConick
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April DeConick, Rice University
In an examination of the textual and archaeological evidence for God the Mother in the earliest Jewish and Christian traditions, this presentation explores how—and why—the figure of God the Mother was erased from mainstream traditions. What was the nature of conflicts over sex and gender in the early church, and what effect did this have on the formation of the Christian institution?
Running Time: 36 minutes