86:254 North American Gods [Marshall]

This course explores the significance of religion and divinity in everyday North American life in the past and present. Topics include Odin, Ibis, Bilquis, Jesus, Guanyin, Anansi, ancestral gods and spirits as well as jinn, leprechauns, fairies, and superheroes of the Marvel universe.  It additionally examines the beliefs and devotional practices of North Americans within the context of migration and culture.

Instructor: Alison Marshall