History Religion

Woman, Church & State: The Original Exposé of Male Collaboration Against the Female Sex

Woman, Church & State: The Original Exposé of Male Collaboration Against the Female Sex Matilsa Joslyn Gage Persephone Press 1980 (1893) The original 1893 manuscript can be read for free here. Woman, Church & State by Matilda Joslyn Gage was originally published in 1893 and then re-published by the feminist press Persephone nearly a century…

Autobiography Philosophy

Outercourse: The Bedazzling Voyage

Outercourse: The Bedazzling Voyage Mary Daly HarperOne 1992 This philosophical autobiography of the world’s foremost radical feminist philosopher offers an imaginative chronicle of Mary Daly’s voyage. Daly sees her work as that of a pirate, righteously plundering treasures of knowledge that have been stolen and hidden from women. In this inventive blend of autobiography and…

Radical Religion Theory

Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation

Beyond God the Father: Toward aPhilosophy of Women’s Liberation Mary Daly Beacon Press 1973 This book is in a real sense a sequel to The Church and the Second Sex, published in the late sixties, just before the contemporary tide of women’s liberation writings burst forth. The earlier book manifested some of the anger and ebullient…

History Philosophy Religion

Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism

Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethicsof Radical Feminism Mary Daly Beacon Press 1978 Mary Daly’s New Intergalactic Introduction explores her process as a Crafty Pirate on the Journey of Writing Gyn/Ecology and reveals the autobiographical context of this “Thunderbolt of Rage” that she first hurled against the patriarchs in 1979 and no hurls again in the Re-Surging Movement of Radical…

Dictionary Language

Websters’ First New Intergalactic Wickedary of the English Language

Websters’ First NewIntergalactic Wickedaryof the English Language Mary Daly, Jane Caputi Beacon Press 1987 This long awaited Work is a Wild and humor-filled Source Book of New Words and Weird essays for Wise Women. Spinning off from the words and concepts Mary Daly has created over the years, the Wickedary soars into further Realms while…

Language Philosophy Theory

Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy

Pure Lust: Elemental FeministPhilosophy Mary Daly Beacon Press 1984 From the Introduction: Pure Lust is double-sided. On the one side, it Names the deadly dis-passion that prevails in patriarchy – the life-hating lechery that rapes and kills the objects of its obsession/aggression…[On the other] it means ‘an intense longing…EAGERNESS, ENTHUSIASM’. Primarily, then, Pure Lust Names…