Navigating Praxis: Pagan Studies vs. Esoteric Studies
Keywords:esoteric studies, methodology, Pagan studies.
AbstractPagan Studies and Esoteric Studies, while having somewhat different academic institutionalization patterns and methodological foci, are experiencing a greater convergence of subject matter and potential research approaches. This article compares the positions of the two fields with respect to their relationship to lived communities, academic objectivity and scholar activism, taking as a starting point the critiques of Pagan Studies made by scholar Markus Davidsen.
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