mbphotordcMary Beth Moser, Ph.D. earned a doctorate in Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies and has a Master’s in Women’s Spirituality. Mary Beth is passionate about her ancestral home of Italy where she has traveled widely doing research for the last 25 years. She is the author of “Hidden No More: The Black Madonna Adonai of Sicily” published in the anthology of feminist writings She Is Everywhere (iUniverse 2005); and “Blood Relics: Menstrual Roots of Miraculous Black Madonnas in Italy” published in Metaformia: A Journal of Menstruation and Culture. When Mary Beth is not traveling the back roads of Italy, she resides among the natural beauty and tall trees of the Pacific Northwest.