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  • 1.
    Gregorius, Fredrik
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Lucien Greaves (The Satanic Temple), "Church of Satan vs. Satanic Temple" (2017)2023Inngår i: Satanism: A Reader / [ed] Per Faxneld; Johan Nilsson, new york: Oxford University Press, 2023, s. 333-351Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    This chapter studies The Satanic Temple (TST), which has emerged as one of the most important movements in the history of Satanism. Penned by Lucien Greaves, the national spokesperson for TST in the United States, “Church of Satan vs. Satanic Temple” (2017) presents what Greaves perceives as the essential differences between TST and LaVey’s Church of Satan. Constructing the Church of Satan as a sort of negative “other,” contrasted with TST’s own brand of Satanism, the text serves as an illustrative example of TST’s self-image and presentation vis-à-vis other forms of Satanism. In contrast to the Church of Satan, TST makes limited references to Satan as a symbol for earthly pleasure or egotism. Instead, Satan is presented as a Promethean character, fighting on behalf of the oppressed. While TST does not align itself with any political ideology, its written material, terminology, and symbols frequently reference leftist thought and activism. 

  • 2.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Amy Hale, ed., Essays on Women in Western Esotericism: Beyond Seeresses and Sea Priestesses. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan2023Inngår i: Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism, ISSN 1567-9896, E-ISSN 1570-0593, Vol. 24, nr 1, s. 145-148Artikkel, omtale (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 3.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet, Religionshistoria.
    Asbjorn Dyrendal, James R. Lewis, & Jesper Aa. Petersen (eds). The Invention of Satanism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Reviewed by Manon Hedenborg-White2017Inngår i: Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism, ISSN 1567-9896, E-ISSN 1570-0593, Vol. 17, nr 1, s. 141-144Artikkel, omtale (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 4.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    Auktoritet, proximitet och femininitet inom den ockulta nya religionen thelema2020Inngår i: Kvinnligt religiöst ledarskap: En vänbok till Gunilla Gunner / [ed] Simon Sorgenfrei; David Thurfjell, Huddinge: Södertörns högskola , 2020, s. 137-148Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet vitenskapelig)
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  • 5. Hedenborg White, Manon
    "Be Thou Hadit, My Secret Centre": Gender and Egyptosophy in Aleister Crowley's Thelema2023Inngår i: International Theosophical History Conference 2023, "The Reception of Egypt and the Ancients in Theosophy and Related Esoteric Currents", Alexandria, Egypten, 13–14 oktober 2023., 2023Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper analyses the reception of Egyptian antiquity in the central sacred text of the religion Thelema, founded by the British occultist Aleister Crowley. In spring 1904, Crowley was sojourning in Cairo when his wife Rose surprised him by channeling a message from the god Horus. At Crowley’s behest, Rose substantiated her revelation by leading Crowley to an offertory tablet in the Boulaq museum, showing a Theban priest presenting offerings to the god Ra-Horakhty (a melding of Horus and Ra) alongside the goddess Nut and the winged solar disk (Horus Behdety/Horus of Edfu). On April 8–10, Crowley then transcribed a revealed text: The Book of the Law. Proclaiming the advent of a new aeon, which Crowley later called the Aeon of Horus, the text comprises three chapters, ascribed, respectively, to the deities Nuit, Hadit, and Ra-Hoor- Khuit. Contrary to ancient Egyptian cosmologies, The Book of the Law posits an erotic, dialectical ontology whereby the ecstatic union of Nuit (the Thelemic cosmic feminine principle) and Hadit (the masculine principle) gives rise to Ra-Hoor-Khuit, identified with the liberating energies of the new aeon. In this paper, I will highlight the gendered connotations of Egyptological reception in The Book of the Law. 

  • 6.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet, Religionshistoria.
    Contemporary Paganism2014Inngår i: Controversial new religions / [ed] James R. Lewis & Jesper Aagard Petersen, New York: Oxford University Press , 2014, 2, s. 315-330Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 7.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet.
    Damon Zacharias Lycourinos (ed.). Occult Traditions. Colac: Numen Books, 2012.2015Inngår i: Correspondences: Online Journal for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism, E-ISSN 2053-7158, Vol. 3, s. 141-146Artikkel, omtale (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 8.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Das übersetzte Mysterium: Die Übertragung von Tradition in Theodor Reuss' deutscher Übersetzung der Gnostischen Messe2023Inngår i: KNEPH. Das Neue Journal für Thelemische Kultur, nr 1, s. 71-116Artikkel i tidsskrift (Annet (populærvitenskap, debatt, mm))
  • 9.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet, Religionshistoria.
    Death as a woman: Santa Muerte and religious 'othering' in Mexico2014Inngår i: Vile women: Female evil in fact, fiction and mythology / [ed] Anthony Patterson & Marilena Zackheos, Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press , 2014, s. 235-255Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 10.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Den scharlakansröda gudinnan: Genus och sexualitet inom västerländsk esoterism2023Inngår i: Religion och samhällsförändring: Aktuella perspektiv i religionsvetenskaplig forskning / [ed] Dennis Augustsson, Charlotta Carlström, Emma Hall, Bodil Liljefors Persson, Stockholm: Liber, 2023, s. 55-71Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 11.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala University.
    Double Toil and Gender Trouble?: Feminine Matter(s) in the Cauldron of Esotericism Research2020Inngår i: New Approaches to the Study of Esotericism / [ed] Egil Asprem & Julian Strube, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2020, s. 182-200Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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  • 12.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    From Chorazin to Carcosa: Fiction-Based Esotericism in the Black Pilgrimage of Jack Parsons and Cameron2020Inngår i: LIR.journal, E-ISSN 2001-2489, nr 12, s. 53-72Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Rocketeer, poet, and polyamorous proto-feminist, Jack Parsons (1914-1952) is one of the earliest and most legendary followers of Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) and his religion Thelema in America. A precocious only child and avid sci-fi reader, Parsons made vital contributions to the American space programme, and was briefly regarded by Crowley as a potential successor. However, Parsons’ romantic side, keen imagination, and tendency to be seduced by literary fiction was a source of friction between the two men. Parsons drew freely on gothic horror as well as pulp and sci-fi literature in articulating his personal magical universe. In 1946, he undertook the ‘Babalon Working’: a series of magical operations aimed at manifesting the goddess Babalon on earth as a sort of Thelemic messiah. This paper will explore the importance of literature for Parsons’ magical worldview and experimentation, focusing on three key works: Crowley’s Moonchild, Jack Williamson’s Darker Than You Think, and M.R. James’ short story »Count Magnus«.

  • 13.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    Från renässansalkemi till queerpolitik?: Esoterism och ockultism historiskt och idag2018Inngår i: Religion, ISSN 2003-0932, Vol. 1, nr 1, s. 28-34Artikkel i tidsskrift (Annet vitenskapelig)
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  • 14.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Kiss and Do Not Tell: The Practice and Function of Secrecy in a Modern Esoteric Order2022Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 15.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Magic in Art, Poetry, and Biography: Marjorie Cameron’s Illustrated Notebooks c. 1956–19642024Inngår i: Religion and the Arts, ISSN 1079-9265, E-ISSN 1568-5292, Vol. 28, nr 1-2, s. 133-169Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The article analyzes four works of poetry and illustration produced by the artist, poet, and occultist Marjorie Cameron (1922–1995) in the 1950s and 1960s. Widow of rocket scientist and occultist John “Jack” Whiteside Parsons (1914–1952), an early follower of Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) religion Thelema, Cameron was also a friend and collaborator of Beat artist Wallace Berman (1926–1976) and avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger (1927–2023). In the 1950s and 1960s, Cameron delved deeply into Crowley’s magical writings alongside those of comparative mythologist Joseph Campbell (1904–1987). The article especially highlights how Cameron creatively adapted and re-worked the ideas of both thinkers in her artistic interpretations of her Holy Guardian Angel. A core argument of the article is that art, poetry, and esotericism were intertwined pursuits for Cameron, and that extra-textual sources (e.g., letters and biographical details) contemporary with the analyzed creative works are helpful in untangling their meaning.

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  • 16.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    Om det feminina uppvaknandet2020Inngår i: Awakening / [ed] Elin Berge, Stockholm: Bokförlaget Max Ström , 2020Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet (populærvitenskap, debatt, mm))
  • 17.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Ordo Templi Orientis [WRSP Directory]2022Annet (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 18.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet, Religionshistoria.
    Revolutionsikon eller playboygudinna?: Ett genusperspektiv på tolkningar av Babalon2011Inngår i: Aura. Tidskrift för akademiska studier av nyreligiositet, ISSN 2000-4419, Vol. 3, s. 120-155-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 19.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    The Eloquent Blood: The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism2020Bok (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The study analyzes constructions of femininity and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in the British occultist Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) religion Thelema. Babalon is based on Crowley’s positive reinterpretation of the biblical Whore of Babylon and symbolizes liberated female sexuality and the spiritual modality of passionate union with existence. Analyzing historical and contemporary written sources, qualitative interviews, and ethnographic fieldwork in the Anglo-American esoteric milieu, the study traces interpretations of Babalon from the works of Crowley and some of his key disciples—including the rocket scientist John Whiteside “Jack” Parsons and the enigmatic British occultist Kenneth Grant—from the fin-de-siècle to the present. From the 1990s onward, female and LGBTQ esotericists have challenged historical interpretations of Babalon, drawing on feminist and queer thought and conceptualizing femininity in new ways. Femininity has held a problematic position in feminist theory, often being associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. However, the present study—which assumes that femininities are neither exclusively heterosexual nor limited to women—indicates how interpretations of Babalon have both built on and challenged dominant gender logics. As the first academic monograph to analyze Crowley’s and his followers’ ideas from the perspective of gender, this book contributes to the underexplored study of gender in Western esotericism. By analyzing the development of a misogynistic biblical symbol into an image of feminine sexual freedom, the study also sheds light on interactions between Western esotericism and broader cultural and sociopolitical trends.

  • 20.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet, Religionshistoria.
    The Eloquent Blood: The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism2017Doktoravhandling, monografi (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    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. However, this study assumes that femininities are multiple, neither exclusively heterosexual nor limited to women, and can be constructed in ways that challenge the existing gender system. Based on historical and contemporary written sources, qualitative interviews, and ethnographic fieldwork in the Anglo-American esoteric milieu, the study utilises Mimi Schippers’ model of multiple femininities to analyse the Babalon discourse from the fin-de-siècle until today, against the background of shifting perceptions of femininity and feminine sexuality. Inspired by Luce Irigaray’s theorisation of sexual difference, Rosi Braidotti’s concept of feminist figurations, and Catherine Waldby’s notion of erotic destruction, a central question is whether Babalon can function as a figuration enabling new ways of articulating and inhabiting femininities. Reworking the negative feminine stereotype of the femme fatale, Crowley connected Babalon to an initiatory imperative of ego-annihilation, epitomising both feminine, erotic otherness and a feminised receptive modality required of all seekers. Crowley also linked Babalon with liberated female sexuality. Babalon has subsequently been interpreted by other esotericists, including John W. Parsons (1914–1952), who constructed the goddess as a feminist revolutionary; and Kenneth Grant (1924–2011), who equated Babalon with the sex magical priestess and notions of non-dual void preceding manifest creation, linking femininity to the dissolution of stable meaning. Growing awareness of feminism and LGBTQ issues in Anglo-American esotericism from the 1990s on has coincided with the increased visibility of female esotericists as ideology producers within the Babalon discourse. The contemporary Babalon discourse emphasises the feminine, desiring subject as sacred, and connected to the simultaneous threat and promise of the undoing of bounded subjectivity. The study shows how a previously derogatory feminine stereotype is reworked over time in ways that both reproduce and challenge hegemonic notions of femininity, arguing that Babalon functions as a situated and contingent figuration supporting the articulation of alternative ways of doing femininity and feminine sexuality.

  • 21.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    "The Eyes of Goats and of Women": Femininity and the Post-Thelemic Witchcraft of Jack Parsons and Kenneth Grant2019Inngår i: Magic and Witchery in the Modern West: Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of “The Triumph of the Moon" / [ed] Shai Feraro & Ethan Doyle White, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, s. 175-196Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    While Aleister Crowley’s religion of Thelema deals with notions of witchcraft peripherally, in the 1950s Crowley’s disciple John Whiteside Parsons sought to establish a duotheistic witchcraft tradition which focused on the veneration of Lucifer and the Thelemic goddess Babalon. Kenneth Grant, briefly Crowley’s secretary, instead melded Thelema and Tantra with notions of witchcraft in his perennialist concept of a “Typhonian Tradition”. In different ways, Parsons and Grant both link witchcraft to a primordial magical tradition in which women acted as leaders and initiators, and female sexuality was sacralised. This chapter will analyse and compare Parsons’s and Grant’s interpretations of witchcraft, focusing especially on their gendered aspects. I suggest, firstly, that these authors’ engagement with concepts of witchcraft can be read as part of an endeavour to position femininity as central to magic, and, secondly, that the intersection of second-wave feminism and Paganism exerted a stronger influence on Grant’s writings than previously recognised.

  • 22.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    The Other Woman: Babalon and the Scarlet Woman in Kenneth Grant’s Typhonian Trilogies2018Inngår i: Servants of the Star & the Snake: Essays in Honour of Kenneth & Steffi Grant / [ed] Henrik Bogdan, London: Starfire Publishing , 2018Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet (populærvitenskap, debatt, mm))
  • 23.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Uppsala universitet, Religionshistoria.
    To Him the Winged Secret Flame, To Her the Stooping Starlight: The Social Construction of Gender in Contemporary Ordo Templi Orientis2013Inngår i: The Pomegranate, ISSN 1528-0268, E-ISSN 1743-1735, Vol. 15, nr 1-2, s. 102-121Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Based on fieldwork in the United States, the article analyses the social construction of gender in contemporary OTO. The article addresses an important and often neglected area of study in research on Western esotericism, and discusses how the notion of binary gender is both created and challenged in interactions between OTO members. Thelemic divinity as presented in Liber AL is envisioned as consisting of a divine father, Hadit, mother Nuit, and Ra-Hoor-Khuit, their divine offspring. Despite the gender polarity constructed thus, contemporary OTO members stretch the boundaries of binary gender through a plethora of deities, personal gender performances and acceptance of different sexual orientations and lifestyles. The creativity and innovation of contemporary OTO members' gender constructions demonstrates the necessity of greater methodological diversity in research on Western esotericism, in order to allow an understanding of esoteric traditions as lived religions.

  • 24.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    ‘Unfold the Rose and Taste its Death’: Grief, Desire, and the Hero’s Journey in the Art and Poetry of Cameron2022Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 25.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Western Esotericism2024Inngår i: Religion und Geschlecht / [ed] Birgit Heller & Edith Franke, Berlin; Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2024, s. -339Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This chapter provides a condensed and selective history of notions of gender and sexuality in (Western) esotericism, a complex of genealogically related religious currents originating in late antiquity, which emphasize an intuitive, experiential knowledge ("gnosis") beyond faith and rational enquiry. In the chapter, it is argued that the complex, hierarchical and interlinked cosmologies espoused by esotericists from antiquity until today challenge modern understandings of biological sexual dimorphism. Through the idea of the individual human being as a microcosmic reflection of creation, notions of a dual-gendered Godhead have coincided with ideas of both sacred sexuality and divine androgyny, and esoteric notions of spiritual ascent have often been gendered (whether advancement is viewed in terms of gender balance, transcendence, or in honing masculinity or femininity specifically). However, the symbolic and social levels do not always coincide. Esoteric thinkers who have valorized the divine feminine have not always advocated for egalitarian male-female relationships. Similarly, despite the preponderance of symbolism related to gender transcendence in historical esotericism it is only in the twentieth century that beliefs in sacred androgyny have been articulated as part of a political mobilization for queer, trans, or intersex rights.

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  • 26.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Wil G. Pansters, ed., La Santa Muerte in Mexico: History, Devotion, and Society. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.2022Inngår i: Reading Religion, ISSN 2475-207XArtikkel, omtale (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 27.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    et al.
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Bogdan, Henrik
    University of Gothenburg.
    Introduction: Aleister Crowley, the Thelemic Tradition, and the Creative Arts2024Inngår i: Religion and the Arts, ISSN 1079-9265, E-ISSN 1568-5292, Vol. 28, nr 1–2, s. 1-12Artikkel i tidsskrift (Annet vitenskapelig)
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  • 28.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    et al.
    Södertörns högskola, Religionsvetenskap.
    Gregorius, Fredrik
    Linköping University.
    The Satanic Temple: Secularist Activism and Occulture in the American Political Landscape2019Inngår i: International Journal for the Study of New Religions, ISSN 2041-9511, E-ISSN 2041-952X, Vol. 10, nr 1, s. 89-110Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This article explores the development and ideology of The Satanic Temple, against the background of current American politics. The Satanic Temple is a recent addition to the Satanic milieu, and is positioned here as a form of "rationalist" Satanism that draws on the figure of Satan as a symbol of rebellion. The discussion follows the emergence of The Satanic Temple and its introduction to the mainstream media around 2012, the influences of esoteric, feminist, and secularist ideas on the group, and its present manifestation as a politically engaged "occulture."

  • 29.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    et al.
    Department of Theology, Uppsala University.
    Gregorius, Fredrik
    Linkoping Univ, Dept Culture & Commun IKK Arts & Humanities.
    The Scythe and the Pentagram: Santa Muerte from Folk Catholicism to Occultism2017Inngår i: Religions, ISSN 2077-1444, E-ISSN 2077-1444, Vol. 8, nr 1Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Santa Muerte is establishing a presence among practitioners of contemporary occultism in Europe and North America. The occult milieu is highly different from the Mexican cult of Santa Muerte, having a strong heritage of secrecy and tradition as social capital and being mostly middle-class in orientation. Nonetheless, this Catholic folk saint with a mostly pragmatic, popular, and grassroots cult is becoming increasingly popular among occultists. Based on a survey of three recent books on Santa Muerte geared towards an Anglophone, occult audience, it is therefore the aim of this article to understand how and why the Skeleton Saint is attracting adherents in the occult milieu, by analyzing the underlying causes of this growing trend, as well as the conditions shaping it. It is the overall argument of this article that the beginning reception of Santa Muerte in occultism is a result of perceived needs and demands specific to the occult milieu rather than characteristics inherent in the symbol itself, and that an analysis of the ways in which she is spreading outside of her original sociocultural context must be guided by an understanding of the novel one she is integrated in.

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  • 30.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    et al.
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Rudbøg, Tim
    Copenhagen Centre for the Study of Theosophy and Esotericism, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.
    Editors' Conclusion2023Inngår i: Esotericism and Deviance / [ed] Manon Hedenborg White; Tim Rudbøg, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2023Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    This chapter summarizes the main conceptual and empirical arguments and findings of the volume. The studies collected in the book indicate how the relationship between esotericism and deviance is contextual and situated. Deviance is not monolithic, and the category can incorporate identities of willing outsider status as well as involuntary stigma. Though many forms of esotericism have historically been seen as deviant, others have been mainstream. Further, imagined or polemical deviance is not always historically factual. Taken together, this calls for a nuanced understanding of historical and contextual specificity in the continued study of esotericism and its relationship to processes of normalization and normativization, othering, marginalization, and rejection. 

  • 31.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    et al.
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Rudbøg, TimCopenhagen Centre for the Study of Theosophy and Esotericism, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.
    Esotericism and Deviance2023Collection/Antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The concept of deviance has been central to the academic study of (Western) esotericism since its inception. This book, being the proceedings of the 6th Biennial Conference of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE), explores the relationship between esotericism and various forms of deviance (as concept, category, and practice) from antiquity until late modernity. The volume is the first to combine incisive conceptual explorations of the concept of deviance and how it informs and challenges the study of esotericism alongside a wide range of empirically grounded case discussions.

  • 32.
    Hedenborg White, Manon
    et al.
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Rudbøg, Tim
    Copenhagen Centre for the Study of Theosophy and Esotericism, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.
    Introduction: Or, What We Talk about When We Talk about Deviance2023Inngår i: Esotericism and Deviance / [ed] Manon Hedenborg White & Tim Rudbøg, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2023Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    This chapter offers an overview of academic theorization on esotericism, deviance, and the relationship between the two. A social constructivist approach to deviance is outlined. The volume takes as its starting point the idea that deviance – or the processes by which something or someone is deemed deviant – is relative and contextual. Revisiting historical contexts and events with a nuanced and context- sensitive concept of “deviance,” which accounts for the historical and cultural contingency of normality as well as responses to that which is perceived as outside of it, is thus an important aim of the volume. 

  • 33.
    Lund, Martin
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Jewish Superheroes: Re-Constructing the Man of Steel and De-Constructing a Popular Category2022Annet (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 34.
    Lund, Martin
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Judaism2024Inngår i: The Study of Religion in Sweden: Past, Present, Future / [ed] Henrik Bogdan & Göran Larsson, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2024, s. 68-82Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 35.
    Lund, Martin
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Judiska superhjältar!?2022Konferansepaper (Annet (populærvitenskap, debatt, mm))
    Abstract [sv]

    Superhjältar upplever just nu en guldålder. De finns överallt. Det finns många sorters superhjältar och många sätt att se på dem. Inte minst finns det många som pratar om judiska superhjältar. Men vilka är de judiska superhjältarna? Vad gör dem judiska? Och vem är det som skapar dem?

  • 36.
    Lund, Martin
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Signifying Supersession: Christian Seder "How-To" Guides, Affordances, and Rhetorics of Authenticity2023Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    The rapidly growing popularity of Christian Seders in recent years has been accompanied by the equally rapid emergence of a genre of “how-to” guides that tell celebrants, among other things, how to structure their evenings – what to do and when – and how Jesus is supposed to be understood to have fulfilled the hopes and promises embedded in the Seder and Haggadah. This paper positions the genre as a social phenomenon tied to a process of authentication, through which Christian Seders are simultaneously re-positioned as a form of authentically Christian practice and legitimized as such over and against ongoing critiques that the practice is an appropriative and supersessionist one. The paper maps and discusses recurring elements in the guides and analyzes their shared symbols, ideas, and objects to highlight the major constituent parts of supersessionist rhetorics of authenticity about Christian Seder practices. Using a critical form of social semiotics, the analysis highlights how guide-authors navigate both the modal affordances of traditionally Jewish practice and narrative and an historically Christian epistemological framework in their commitment to suturing them into a newly-fabricated and artificially-aged whole. This suturing is an appropriative process that often requires overexplicit Christian or Christianizing anchoring of core semiotic resources for Christian Seders to be legitimized. As historically conceived, neither Seders nor, for example, the conception of Jesus as the Paschal lamb or as Jewish, allow for easy cross-cultural translation; both modalities need to be actively shaped for any claim that they are related to be made. This shift, or suturing, may entail linking the New Testament last supper to the Passover meal or convincing readers how an element of the Seder should be understood to symbolize something Christian, often Easter-related. This is neither a neutral nor self-evident reframing of the Seder; how-to guides allow socially situated, often but not exclusively white US American Evangelical Protestants, to name and claim a Jewish practice as their own in a dual sense: on the one hand, they demonstrate the practice for newcomers and, on the other, justify, legitimize, and mark it as authentic.

  • 37.
    Lund, Martin
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS), Institutionen för samhälle, kultur och identitet (SKI).
    Viking and Old Norse Memoryscapes in Comics2024Inngår i: Viking Heritage and History in Europe: Practices and Re-Creations / [ed] Ellis Nilsson, Sara; Nyzell, Stefan, Routledge, 2024, s. 126-141Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The Vikings have found a place in nearly every medium invented since their passing. The comics medium is no different; it has served as a vast and protean global archive of stories rooted in and transforming received Old Norse tradition and representation for nearly a century. The extent and significance of this archive and the comics medium’s contribution to remain still largely unstudied. When discussed, comics are often either measured against supposedly more “authentic” forms of Viking or Norse representation or disparaged. This chapter attempts to bring the two fields closer together, and in so doing challenge the views that the emergence of Old Norse memory-construction in comics is, on the one hand, a sign that this memory is losing its relevance and meaning and, on the other, that we can understand what is being done in these comics without looking to the longer history of memory and reception. It does so by surveying global Old Norse-themed comics and identifying some general trends, similarities, and differences. Particular attention is given to two aspects: first, to the emphatic whiteness of many characters; and, second, on the growth in recent decades of feminist or recuperative uses of the Norse past in relation to gender representation. 

  • 38. Nilsson, Sanja
    New Religious Movements, Totalitarian Regimes, and Authoritarian Governments2019Inngår i: Religion – Staat – Gesellschaft : Journal for the Study of Beliefs and Worldviews, ISSN 1438-955X, nr 18, s. 147-158Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 39.
    Rasmusson, Roberth
    Malmö universitet, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS).
    Sekulariseringens påverkan på religionskunskap i läroplanen för gymnasiet2022Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 poäng / 15 hpOppgave
    Abstract [sv]

    Forskning gällande begreppen religion och sekularisering, samt hur dessa begrepp uttrycks i läroplanen är ett viktigt område att belysa eftersom jag anser att den är i behov av en utveckling, specifikt för lärare och skolans utveckling till ett öppensinnat och jämställt samhälle. Därför är syftet med den här texten att utforska den historiska utvecklingen av sekularisering i Sverige och hur sekularisering har påverkat hur religion kommer till uttryck i läroplanen för religionskunskap på gymnasiet genom att svara på frågan: Hur har sekularisering påverkat läroplanen för religionskunskap genom historien? Studiens mål är att belysa hur sekulariseringens utveckling har bidragit till formuleringen kring hur religion och olika livsåskådningar förmedlas i läroplanen mellan 1970 och 2011. Den här studien använder sig av ett socialkonstruktionistiskt perspektiv för att studera hur historiska händelser har påverkat omfattningen och definitioner av sekularisering och religion. Studien är en diskursanalys, som utförs genom att använda en kvalitativ metod. Metoden har bestått av att samla tidigare forskning i form av text som både är fysisk och elektronisk. Resultatet visade på att många historiska händelser och teorier har bidragit till sekulariseringens utveckling i det svenska samhället, som sedan har påverkat formuleringen och närvaron av religionskunskap i läroplanen. Slutsatsen är därmed att skolan har varit tvungen att anpassa sig efter samhällsförändring. Dock, i takt med samhällets utveckling har religionen aldrig försvunnit. Alternativt har religiös mångfald berikat religionsämnet med att andra religioner har fått en större plats i undervisningen samt gett möjligheten till att låta eleverna skapa egna förutsättningar. Där är mycket som har påverkat religionsämnet och hur det förmedlas i undervisningen ute bland gymnasieskolorna i Sverige. Läroplanen som är konstruerad utifrån samhällssituationen bestämmer vad som ska inkluderas.

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