"The Only Diabolical Thing about Women...": Luce Irigaray on Divinity

Hypatia 9 (4):88 - 111 (1994)
Luce Irigaray's argument that women need a feminine divine is placed in the context of her analyses of the interconnection between man's appropriation of woman as his "negative alter ego" and his identification with the impossible ego ideal represented by the figure of God. As an alternative, the "feminine divine" is conceived as a realm with which women would be continuous. It would allow mediation between humans, and interrupt cannibalizing appropriations of the other.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1527-2001.1994.tb00651.x
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