Thursday, April 20, 2017

When God was a Girl: Bettany Hughes Documentary

Here, historian Bettany Hughes, follows the trail of ancient female figurines that suggest a time when women were considered divine.

Near the beginning of the documentary, Hughes notes that the majority of the total number of figures dug up around the world between now and 30,000BC are female. She explores why and what it says about religion.

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