Season 3, Episode 4- “Fatherhood Among the Gods” with Jason Rivera

 Prof. Manamee Guha is joined by FHSU History junior Jason Rivera to discuss his paper Fatherhood Among Ancient Gods. The podcast explores the life cycle of father-son relationships through the lens of three different father-son pairs across three different mythologies,  Zeus and his father Cronos, Odin and Thor and God and Jesus. 

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Selected Bibliography:

Williams, Charles. Forever a Father, Always a Son. Wheaton, Il: Victor Books. 1991.

Williams, Charles. “The Life Cycle of Father-Son Relationships.”

Thompson, Marianne Meye. “The Living Father.” Semeia: Society of Biblical Literature, 1999.

Sturluson, Snorri. The Prose Edda. Translated by Arther Gilchrist Brodeur. New York: The American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1916.

Hesiod. The Homeric Hymns and Homerica. “Theogony.” Translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1914.

Hamilton, Edith. Mythology. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1942.

Eliade, Mircea. A History of Religious Ideas: vol. 2 From Gautama Buddha to the Triumph of Christianity. Chicago, Il: The University of Chicago Press, 1982.

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