The history of modern Western esotericism

Individuals, ideas, practices

  • Tiina Mahlamäki University of Turku
  • Maarit Leskelä-Kärki University of Turku


The study of Western esoteric traditions and practices has been a growing research field since the 1990s. This thematic issue aims at opening this field particularly in the context of Finnish cultural history, although the articles cover also other parts of the long tradition of Western esotericism in the history of Europe.

Apr 21, 2018
How to Cite
Mahlamäki, T., & Leskelä-Kärki, M. (2018). The history of modern Western esotericism: Individuals, ideas, practices. Approaching Religion, 8(1), 1-4.