The Eloquent Blood: The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism, by Manon Hedenborg White.

Authors

  • Shai Feraro University of Haifa and the Open University of Israel

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/ijsnr.22347

Keywords:

Western Esotericism, femininity, Aleister Crowley, queer theory, Thelema

Abstract

The Eloquent Blood: The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism, by Manon Hedenborg White. 2020. Oxford University Press, 368pp., Hb £71. ISBN-13: 9780190065027.

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Published

2022-03-23

How to Cite

Feraro, S. . (2022). The Eloquent Blood: The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism, by Manon Hedenborg White. International Journal for the Study of New Religions, 11(2), 264–267. https://doi.org/10.1558/ijsnr.22347

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