Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 November 2019

392 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190065027

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The Eloquent Blood

The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

Manon Hedenborg White

Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism

  • Contributes to the understanding of modern esoteric movements as dynamic and "lived" religious traditions, which evolve over time and are shaped in interaction with broader societal trends
  • Analyzes a range of materials never previously discussed in academic research including unpublished archival sources, ethnographic fieldwork, and unpublished interviews with contemporary practitioners
  • Is one of the first book-length scholarly works to analyze the ideas and legacy of Aleister Crowley

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