Search for dissertations about: "Babalon"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Babalon.

  1. 1. The Eloquent Blood : The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray;

    Abstract : The study analyses the changing construction of femininities and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) esoteric religion Thelema. Femininity has occupied a problematic position in feminist theory, frequently associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. READ MORE