Sökning: "contemporary esotericism"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden contemporary esotericism.
1. The Government Used to Hide the Truth, But Now We Can Speak : Contemporary Esotericism in Ukraine 1986–2014
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
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
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
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. Själens arkitektur : Subtil anatomi som upplevelse, förkroppsligande och självförståelse, 1875–2020
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