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Articles and Book Chapters 2004

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La fin de la tradition hermétique: Frances Yates et Lodovico Lazzarelli

Accademia VI (2004), 85-101. 

A French article about Lodovico Lazzarelli (based of course on my book about him published in 2005) and why his role in the history of Renaissance Hermetism changes Frances Yates' narrative of "The Hermetic Tradition" (picture: from Lazzarelli's edition of the "images of the pagan gods").NO PDF AVAILABLE

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Versuch über Friederike Hauffe: Zum Verhältnis zwischen Le­bensgeschichte und Mythos der "Seherin von Prevorst" (Part II)

Suevica: Beiträge zur schwäbischen Literatur- und Geistesgeschichte 9 (2001-2002), 233-276.

Part II of my very detailed analysis of the case of Justinus Kerner and Friederike Hauffe, "the Seeress of Prevorst". This German version is much longer and more detailed than the abridged English version published in 2001.

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The Study of Western Esotericism: New Approaches to Christian and Secular Culture

Peter Antes, Armin W. Geertz & Randi R. Warne (eds), New Approaches to the Study of Religion I: Regional, Critical, and Historical Approaches (Religion and Reason 42), Walter de Gruyter: Berlin & New York 2004, 489-519.

Overview article introducing Western esotericism as a new field in the academic study of religion.NO PDF AVAILABLE