Techniques of Discovery: Riane Eisler: Partnership Spirituality: Reimagining and Reconfiguring Reality (2001)
"And a lot of what you are here doing in many ways relates to what I call partnership spirituality – the search for a spirituality that is both immanent and transcendent, a spirituality that is not just off in some other worldly realm but that can inform our lives here on earth with love and with purpose and with meaning. And yes, a spirituality that we don¹t have to seek by going through this priestly hierarchy but that we can access directly through what we call gnosis, through our own ability to access what is really part of our human capacity to access what we call the spiritual."
Riane Eisler is best known for her international bestseller The Chalice and The Blade and for her theories about ancient partnership cultures. A cultural historian and evolutionary theorist over the last 20 years, Eisler has done pioneering work in human rights, expanding the vision of international organizations to include the rights of women and children.