Sökning: "contemporary esotericism"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden contemporary esotericism.

  1. 1. The Government Used to Hide the Truth, But Now We Can Speak : Contemporary Esotericism in Ukraine 1986–2014

    Författare :Kateryna Zorya; Per Faxneld; Simon Sorgenfrei; Oleg Yarosh; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; esotericism; occultism; magic; Ukrainian history; Soviet history; transmission of esoteric ideas; intelligentsia; intellectuals; history of ideas.; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : The dissolution of the Soviet Union on December 26, 1991, marked the end of what has been called the most extensive sociological experiment in history. Newly formed post-Soviet states found themselves in a state of total anomie—a society-wide collapse of social norms. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Arts and Crafts Divine : Teaching and Learning Ritual Magic in Sodalitas Rosae Crucis

    Författare :Olivia Cejvan; Religionshistoria och religionsbeteendevetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; religionsantropologi; Ritual Studies; Levd religion; magi; Esoterism; Contemporary esotericism; anthropology of religion; ritual magic; Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn; Social Learning Theory; contemporary esotericism; initiation; narrative; spirituality; lived religion; ritual studies;

    Sammanfattning : This is an anthropological study of teaching and learning as it unfolds in a contemporary esoteric society in Sweden, the Sodalitas Rosae Crucis (SRC), founded in 2002. It perpetuates the teachings of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, an influential esoteric society instituted in Victorian London. LÄS MER

  3. 3. On the Good Faith : A Fourfold Discursive Construction of Zoroastrianism in Contemporary Russia

    Författare :Anna Tessmann; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Zoroastrianism; Russia; new religious movement; mass culture; esotericism; discourse; science; new mass media; literature;

    Sammanfattning : Zoroastrianism, a religion originating in the ancient East and having survived to the present day, is currently being practiced on a very small scale throughout the whole world. Since the early 1990s there has been a gradually increasing public interest in Zoroastrianism in Russia and some of the former Soviet republics where small pockets of new non-ethnic Zoroastrians have sprung up. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Götisk kabbala och runisk alkemi : Johannes Bureus och den götiska esoterismen

    Författare :Thomas Karlsson; Erik af Edholm; Henrik Bogdan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western Esotericism; Gothicism; Kabbalah; Alchemy; The Swedish Great Power period; Millennialism; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : Gothicism in general, and the Swedish Gothicism in particular, had a close connection to the esoteric currents that were flourishing all over Europe in the Early Modern Period. Apocalyptic predictions and prophecies useful to Gothic propaganda were derived from contemporary esoteric streams, but alongside these came Hermetic and Neo-Platonic speculations of a more individual character that emphasized man’s gradual ascension toward a higher state. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Själens arkitektur : Subtil anatomi som upplevelse, förkroppsligande och självförståelse, 1875–2020

    Författare :Malin Fitger; Egil Asprem; Per Faxneld; Peter Åkerbäck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Subtle energy; Subtle anatomy; Subtle body; kundalini; modern yoga; meditation; modern spirituality; new religious movements; New Age; esotericism; metaphors; embodiment; embodied cognition; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : Contemporary forms of yoga and meditation, New Age-inspired practices, and alternative medicine share a conception of the body and mind as composed of “energy.” It depicts the soul, spirit, or consciousness as a form that adepts of spiritual practices can learn to “see” and “feel. LÄS MER