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Satanism: performing alterity and othering

Harvey, Graham (2002). Satanism: performing alterity and othering. Syzygy: Journal of Alternative Religion and Culture, 11 pp. 53–68.

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Abstract

Discusses contemporary Satanism as a movement of elected and performaned alterity (or the attempt at it) rooted in Western esotericism and popular culture. Opposition to Satanism is usually opposition to different (perceived) movements and exemplifies "othering" of imagined opponents.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0143-1064
Extra Information: Special Issue on Satanism, guest edited by Jesper A. Petersen
Keywords: Satanism; alterity; othering
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Religious Studies
Item ID: 9646
Depositing User: Graham Harvey
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9646
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