Western Esotericism in Scandinavia

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BRILL, 21. jún. 2016 - 716 síður
This is the first encyclopaedic work on Western esotericism in Scandinavia. Structured along the lines of the Dictionary of Gnosis and Western Esotericsm (2005), it contains over 80 articles written by 47 specialists. It consists of critical overviews of all the major esoteric currents in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, ranging from Alchemy, Anthroposophy, and Astrology, to Theosophy, Traditionalism, and UFO Movements. This ground-breaking work is of relevance not only for scholars and students of Western esotericism, but for all with an interest in alternative religious traditions and Scandinavian intellectual history.
 

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Introduction
1
Alchemy in Denmark
11
Alchemy in Finland
18
Alchemy in Norway
25
Alchemy in Sweden
33
Anthroposophy in Denmark
43
Anthroposophy in Finland
49
Anthroposophy in Norway
53
Occultism in Sweden
343
Paganism in Denmark
350
Paganism in Finland
360
Paganism in Norway
367
Paganism in Sweden
380
Pansophy in Sweden
390
Paracelsianism in Denmark
402
Paracelsianism in Finland
410

Anthroposophy in Sweden
58
Astrology in the Early Modern Period in Denmark
64
Astrology in the Early Modern Period in Norway
70
Astrology in the Early Modern Period in Sweden
78
Astrology in the Contemporary Period in Denmark
89
Astrology in the Contemporary Period in Finland
98
Astrology in the Contemporary Period in Sweden
104
Christian Theosophy and the Influence of Böhme in Denmark
113
Christian Theosophy and the Influence of Böhme in Finland
119
Christian Theosophy and the Influence of Böhme in Norway
127
Christian Theosophy and the Influence of Böhme in Sweden
137
Freemasonry in Denmark
145
Freemasonry in Finland
152
Freemasonry in Norway
162
Freemasonry in Sweden
168
Hermeticism in Denmark
182
Hermeticism in Sweden
189
The Human Potential Movement in Scandinavia
195
Jungianism in Scandinavia
203
Kabbalah in Denmark
212
Kabbalah in Sweden
218
Magic in the Early Modern Period in Denmark
228
Magic in the Early Modern Period in Finland
236
Magic in the Early Modern Period in Sweden
244
Martinus Cosmology
254
Mesmerism in Denmark
264
Mesmerism in Norway
269
Mesmerism in Sweden
285
New Age in Denmark
292
New Age in Finland
301
New Age in Norway
307
New Age in Sweden
313
Occultism in Denmark
319
Occultism in Finland
324
Occultism in Norway
332
Paracelsianism in Norway
417
Paracelsianism in Sweden
425
Rosicrucianism in the Early Modern Period in Denmark
431
Rosicrucianism in the Early Modern Period in Sweden
439
Rosicrucianism in the Contemporary Period in Denmark
445
Rosicrucianism in the Contemporary Period in Finland
448
Rosicrucianism in the Contemporary Period in Norway
453
Satanism in Denmark
463
Satanism in Finland
474
Satanism in Norway
481
Satanism in Sweden
489
Spiritualism in Denmark
494
Spiritualism in Finland
500
Spiritualism in Norway
506
Spiritualism in Sweden
521
Swedenborgianism in Scandinavia
534
Theosophy in Denmark
554
Theosophy in Finland
563
Theosophy in Norway
570
Theosophy in Sweden
578
Theosophically Inspired Movements in Denmark
587
Theosophically Inspired Movements in Finland
595
Theosophically Inspired Movements in Norway
603
Theosophically Inspired Movements in Sweden
606
Traditionalism in Denmark
615
Traditionalism in Norway
618
Traditionalism in Sweden
624
UFO movements in Denmark
630
UFO Movements in Finland
640
UFO Movements in Norway
650
UFO Movements in Sweden
660
Index of Names
667
Index of Subjects
689
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