DIVINE WOMEN

Program Details
Air Time: 
04/07/2014 - 8:00am - 8:59am
Program Title: 
WHEN GOD WAS A GIRL
Program Service: 
EX
PSIP Description: 
Fearsome goddesses and evidence that that women were present at the birth of religion are explored.
Long Description: 
Bettany Hughes uncovers evidence women were present at the birth of religion and encounters fearsome goddesses who controlled life and death in this episode, Bettany Hughes visits the world's oldest religious site to uncover the startling evidence that women were present at the very birth of organised religion. Travelling across the remotest parts of the Mediterranean and Near East, she encounters fearsome goddesses who controlled life and death, including the formidable goddesses Kybele and Gaia.