Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2011

568 Pages | 9 b&w illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823233410

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Hidden Intercourse

Eros and Sexuality in the History of Western Esotericism

Wouter J. Hanegraaff and Jeffrey J. Kripal

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Addressing a doubly fascinating topic, namely, the intersection of the erotic and the esoteric in western culture from ancient Greece to contemporary California.
  • Specifically discusses eros in the context of Kabbalah and Jewish Studies.
  • Brings together an impressive array of top-level specialists.
  • The first volume to analyze the eroticism of the esoteric on the basis of expert scholarship and attention to textual and historical detail.

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