Search for dissertations about: "Henrik Bogdan"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Henrik Bogdan.

  1. 1. From Darkness to Light. Western Esoteric Rituals of Initiation

    Author : Henrik Bogdan; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western esotericism; rituals of initiation; ritual studies; Freemasonry; Wicca; Occultism;

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  2. 2. The Order and the Archive : Freemasonic Archival Culture in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    Author : Tim Berndtsson; Otto Fischer; Ann Öhrberg; Henrik Bogdan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; masonry; archival history; archival theory; the Swedish Order of Freemasons; the Order of the Strict Observance; esotericism; eighteenth-century literature; frimureri; arkivhistoria; arkivteori; Svenska Frimurare Orden; Strikta Observansen; esoterik; sjutttonhundratalslitteratur; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores how eighteenth-century European Masons created archives, and how these archives in turn created Masons. It is an exploration of how a masonic archival culture was formed, and how different ideas, hopes, and anxieties were co-produced along with the records and manuscripts kept by masonic associations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Satanic Feminism : Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

    Author : Per Faxneld; Erik af Edholm; Peter Jackson; Henrik Bogdan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Satanism; feminism; gender; esotericism; witches; Lilith; theosophy; socialism; homosexuality; gothic; decadence; romanticism; counter-reading; counter-myth; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Enligt Bibeln var Eva först med att lyssna till ormen och äta av den förbjudna frukten. Tanken på kvinnan som Satans utvalda är framträdande under stora delar av kristendomens historia. Under 1800-talet kom feminister att börja läsa denna misogyna tradition motvalls. READ MORE

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

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Mattias Gardell; Henrik Bogdan; Ulrika Dahl; Egil Asprem; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    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

  5. 5. Performing Perfectly : Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Dissolution of the Congregation

    Author : Sanja Nilsson; Eileen Barker; Liselotte Frisk; Henrik Bogdan; Högskolan Dalarna; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Childhood; Knutby Filadelfia; High-Demand New Religious Communes; Charisma; Presentations; Stigma; Total Institution; Interkulturella studier; Intercultural Studies; Childhood; High-Demand New Religious Commune;

    Abstract : The Knutby Filadelfia Congregation, founded in 1921, started out as a Pentecostal congregation. It has, however, been considered a deviant and semi-isolated new religious movement ever since it became known to the public after a murder took place within its community in 2004. READ MORE