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Socialist religion and the emergence of occultism: a genealogical approach to socialism and secularization in 19th-century France
It is often assumed that the history of 19th-century France was determined by a struggle between anti-religious progressive reformers and Catholic reactionaries, culminating in laïcité. In thisExpand
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Occultist Identity Formations Between Theosophy and Socialism in fin-de-siècle France
Fin-de-siecle occultism is usually regarded within the context of an “occult revival” that implies the modernization of an older esoteric tradition. However, this notion is rooted in esotericExpand
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The emergence of ‘Marxism’ in its historical context: a perspective from religious studies
ABSTRACT This review essay discusses Gareth Stedman Jones’s biography of Karl Marx from a Religious Studies perspective. It highlights the benefits of this study for ongoing discussions about theExpand
The “Baphomet” of Eliphas Lévi: Its Meaning and Historical Context
Although the Baphomet drawn by Eliphas Levi (i.e., Alphonse-Louis Constant, 1810–1875) is one of the most famous esoteric images worldwide, very little is known about its context of emergence. It isExpand
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Socialism and Esotericism in July Monarchy France
  • J. Strube
  • History
  • History of Religions
  • 1 November 2017
0018-2710/2017/5702-0004$10.00 1 For example, George D. H. Cole, A Histor lan, 1959), 56; Frank Edward Manuel, The Pro vard University Press, 1965), 152, 63–64, 84 (New York: Praeger, 1969), 8–10,Expand
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[Bonzai, lead and bath salt-poisoning with new and old drugs : Synthetic amphetamines, cathinones, cannabinoids and opioids-an overview].
BACKGROUND There has been an increase in the number of serious poisonings and deaths after the use of new psychoactive substances (NPS). These are usually bought online: sometimes legally, oftenExpand
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