The Open UniversitySkip to content

Satanism: performing alterity and othering

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

Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


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
Share this page:

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340