Peace Isciple. Being that this responce is LONG overdue (lol), it feels watered-down, i know. However, i still wanna say a couple of things before i let it float:
You made alot of good points, which for the most part i agree with. But the part concerning not mentioning the feminine in the same breath as the 'father', is merely a small thing to me, even with all my 'feminine knowledge', becuz we do have the trinity (triune allah), which is wisdom-will and love or father-mother-child, also symbolized by the crescent moon & star. We, who as MOSLEMS, donot have this problem; honestly, it is below us (not saying so in a egotistical manner).
Also, as far as the 'hierarchy' equated with esotericism, i dont think that is true, based on the fact that history does show, that certain individuals used knowledge as a weapon instead of living in peace and harmony with it. The statement you made is too general, and i also dont think that what you call hierarchy is a negative thing always. Peace & Love
P.s- I overstand the whole situation, but my only responce is that i donot have the propblems that the "big 3" has concerning the 'feminine' problem.....
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