The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot

1st Edition

Danny L. Jorgensen

Routledge
September 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 286 Pages
ISBN 9780367349516 - CAT# K441479
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

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Summary

Originally published in 1992, The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot examines beliefs, practices, and activities described as mystical, psychical, magical, spiritual, metaphysical, theophysical, esoteric, occult, and/or pagan, among other possible labels, by their American disciplines. The book is comprised using a mixture of field work and interviews and provides a broad overview of the esoteric community and the social meanings of occultism. The book describes and analyses social meanings of ‘esoteric culture’ as it is experienced, defined, structured and enacted by societal members and examines the sociological significance of esoteric culture as a formulation of alternative sociocultural realities. It provides a sociological understanding of esoteric culture and the cultural milieu.

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