Sacred Pleasure: Sex, Myth, and the Politics of the Body--New Paths to Power and Love
Riane Eisler (Author)
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Riane Eisler shows us how history has consistently promoted the link between sex and violence--and how we can sever this link and move to a politics of partnership rather than domination in all our relations.
May 10, 1996
6.21 X 9.28 X 1.41 inches | 1.24 pounds
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About the Author
Riane Eisler, JD, is a systems scientist, cultural historian, author of The Chalice and the Blade and The Real Wealth of Nations, and coauthor of Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships. She has been a leader in the movement for peace, sustainability, and economic equity, and her pioneering work in human rights has expanded the focus of international organizations to include the rights of women and children. For more information, visit www.rianeeisler.com.
"Eisler is one of the great seers of our time. This extraordinarily powerful and beautiful book will stand as one of the epic works of our generation." -- John Robbins, author of "Diet for a New Americo""A candid, scholarly, and thrilling tour of the body ... Eisler is a consummate thinker and researcher whose work lays the foundation for a healing between the sexes that could dramatically change society." -- Joan Borysenko, PH.D., author of "Minding the Body, Mending the Mind""Fascinating . . . "-- "New York Times""You must read Riane Eisler's Sacred Pleasure."-- John Bradshaw. author of "Family Secrets and Creating Love"