Esotericism, Religion, and Politics

Esotericism, Religion, and Politics

by Arthur Versluis (Editor)


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In this groundbreaking collection, scholars explore how politics can be understood in a much wider range of esoteric religious contexts than is usually recognized. Included here are articles on subjects ranging across the modern era and from a broad geographical expanse, including Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, and North America. This is the first book to focus on how esotericism and politics intersect not only across the conventional spectrum, but also outside it. Taken together, these articles shed new light on the connections between politics and religion. Authors include Joscelyn Godwin, Nicholas
Goodrick-Clarke, Lee Irwin, Daniel McKanan, Arthur Versluis, M. E. Warlick, and many others. The third in a series of volumes on Western esotericism, this book emerged from international academic conferences held by the Association for the Study of Esotericism (

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ISBN-13: 9781596500136
Publisher: New Cultures Press
Publication date: 06/28/2012
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 968,988
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

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