The archetype of the philosopher-babe encompasses both wisdom and sexiness, something that people even today have difficulty imagining.
I can 'feel it with my spirit'. And the mind cannot stand this, it fights fiercely against this answer: I can feel it. Because the mind wants an absolute.
There is a significant yet suspicious duality in the representation of two competing female archetypes of goddesses: Mary the Mother and Mary Magdalene. This kind of duality is not only artificial, but also undoubtedly a figment of the ascetic mind of old patriarchs afraid of anything fun and ...
Inanna-Ishtar, Isis, Mary Magdalene: Recovering the Lineage of the Lost Goddess and Other Stolen Stories.
The application of the title 'sacred prostitute' has been just another way of demeaning this ancient Goddess who preceded Biblical stories.