I did a lot of study some years back and found there is a god and goddess in every mainstream religion. I also found in study on religious history that people did worship the goddess along side with god but that priesthoods became primarily male oriented and denied the goddess even killing anyone who would acknowledge there is a female counterpart to god. In the original text of the bible they did not use the word god. It originally read that the creator was singluar(the oneness of male and female) and plural at the same time showing it was a male and a female deity who was two, one and three all at the same time making up one complex being. Originally the human race was in this condition but due to adultery lost that oneness.I am glad to see that in this day and age , in our country it is ok to acknowledge the female divine without the threat of being hurt.