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«Отреченное знание»: изучение маргинальной религиозности в XX и начале XXI века: историко-аналитическое исследование

Academic editor: К. М. Антонов, К. А. Колкунова

The book is the first in Russian scientific literature analytical study of history of scientific researches of western esotericism. The author makes a hypothesis of existence of four scientific approaches to this phenomenon, describes genesis and characteristic features of each of them and in detail analyzes works of their representatives. The history of Eranos circle is described, the short sketch of ideas of C.G. Jung, M. Eliade, G. Sholem is given, key works of F. Yeats, U. Eco, J. Webb, A. Faivre, W. Hanegraaff, K. von Stuckrad, A. Versluis, J. Kripal, I. P. Culianu is analyzed. The considerable place is allocated for the description of cultural and historical realities in the conditions of which research of western esotericism is developed.

The book first of all is addressed to scholars of religion and historians, but also can be recommended to all who interested in intellectual history and history of religious studies, as well as to a wide range of the readers wishing to understand what "esotericism" and "occultism" means. 

«Отреченное знание»: изучение маргинальной религиозности в XX и начале XXI века: историко-аналитическое исследование