23. ilb 06. - 16.09.2023

Anna Della Subin: Accidental Gods: On Men Unwittingly Turned Divine

Portrait Anna Della Subin
Anna Della Subin [© Nina Subin]

From Columbus to Haile Selassie, the stories of men who were worshipped as gods are illuminated, as well as the entanglements of politics and religion that were especially formative in the times of civil wars, imperial conquests, and revolutions. »A fascinating exploration of the paradoxes of humanity’s religious instincts – and the power of followers to deify flawed mortals against their will« [Washington Post].

Moderation: Beatrice Faßbender
Language: English