Post-Christian Alter Images
The image of the great regeneratrix was powerfully captured during the Neolithic Age by the juxtaposition of the nurturing breast implanted with the beak of the bone-stripping vulture. This notion of nurture and death as part of deity forces the idea of no-end, of everything being transformed sooner or later. The Earth Goddess as life-giver and receiver of the dead was eclipsed by the martyred God who rose from the dead to return to his father's house ... I see the sacred earth as our original home ... from dust to dust ... the cycles are endless.
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