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Lilith: Midrash, Mythology, and Astrology

Friday, June 23rd, 6:30pm

with Carol Ferris, MA

Seminar is sold out - thank you!

The woman before Eve who refused to be second.

Back by popular demand!

This is the second installment on Lilith with Carol Ferris, MA, following a sold-out seminar in the spring.

Who is Lilith? Is she only the dark mythological demonic figure of Babylon? Why did early rabbis borrow this mythology of their captivity to solve the scriptural inconsistencies of Genesis 1 and 2 of the Old Testament? How did the dark feminine get coopted in this early midrash, the attempt to unravel two stories of the creation of male and female? How can Lilith's refusal to be second – enunciated in the Talmud and the Alphabet of Ben Sira – be understood in the context of modern gender relations? And what can astrology say about how any individual wrestles with being placed Second, or Other?

When: Friday, June 23rd 2017, 6:30-8pm

Where: The Little Church, 5138 NE 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211

Cost: $15-25 suggested donation - please pay what you're able.

Seminar is sold out - thank you!