As for citations, you can Google to your heart's content. Anything from the principle of the sacred feminine to the polytheistic pantheons of Egypt, Greece and Rome that were abundant of femininity. Whether you do or not, you've provided nothing to substantiate your theory that Paul was attempting to protect anything. I'll wait.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
Stop deflecting, Eco. Where's the proof that Paul was protecting anything?