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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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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