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Author Subin, Anna Della, author.

Title Accidental gods : on men unwittingly turned divine / Anna Della Subin.

Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Books ; Henry Holt & Company, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  202.1309 SUB    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  202.1309 SUB    DUE 06-13-22
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 462 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents First rites -- In the light of Ras Tafari -- The gospel of Philip -- MacArthur, four ways -- Gods in uniform -- The apotheosis of Nathaniel Tarn -- The mystical germ -- A tumescent trinity -- Passage -- The tyranny of love -- Mythopolitics -- Serpents -- Adam blushed -- How to kill a god -- Liberation (last rites).
Summary "A provocative history of men who were worshipped as gods that illuminates the connection between power and religion and the role of divinity in a secular age"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Apotheosis.
Religious leaders -- Biography.
Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Heroes -- Biography.
Religion and politics.
Religion and sociology.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781250296870 (hardcover)
1250296870 (hardcover)

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