A Journal of Menstruation and Culture
Mary Beth Moser, Ph.D., is an Italian American independent scholar who researches, writes and gives presentations on the Black Madonnas of Italy (Dea Madre). She holds a M.A. in Women's Spirituality from New College of California, and a B.S. in Mathematics from Colorado State University. Her work is fueled by her love for Italy, where she has traveled widely, and by her devotion to the Dark Mother. Mary Beth is the author of Honoring Darkness: Exploring the Power of the Black Madonnas in Italy (Dea Madre Publishing, 2005) and "Hidden No More: The Black Madonna Adonai of Sicily" published in She Is Everywhere (iUniverse, 2005).