My publications

Here is a list of some of my publications. I try to make as much as possible available online, either by links to free material or by uploading post-prints when the publisher allows it. You can also check out my Academia.edu page.

Monographs

Asprem, Egil (2014), The Problem of Disenchantment: Scientific Naturalism and Esoteric Discourse, 1900-1939. Numen Book Series. Leiden: Brill.

Asprem, Egil (2012), Arguing with Angels: Enochian Magic and Modern Occulture. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

 

Peer reviewed journal articles

Asprem, E. and A. Dyrendal. (Accepted for publication). “Conspirituality Reconsidered: How Surprising and How New Is the Confluence of Spirituality and Conspiracy Theory?” Journal of Contemporary Religion.

Asprem, E. (Accepted for publication). “Dis/Unity of Knowledge: Models for the Study of Modern Esotericism and Sciences”. Numen 62.

Asprem, E. (2014). “Beyond the West: Towards a New Comparativism in the Study of Esotericism”. Correspondences: Online Journal for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism 2.1 (2014): 3-33.

Asprem, E. & Asbjørn Dyrendal. (2013). “Sorte brorskap, mørke korrespondanser og frelsende avsløringer. Konspirasjonsteori som esoterisk diskurs.” Din: Tidsskrift for religion og kultur1 (2013).

Asprem, E. (2011). “Pondering Imponderables: Occultism in the Mirror of Late Classical Physics.” Aries, 11.2, 129-165.

Asprem, E. (2010). “A Nice arrangement of heterodoxies: William McDougall and the professionalization of psychical research.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 46:2, 123-143.

Asprem, E. (2009). “På epleslang i kunnskapens tre: En kritisk drøfting av teori i nyere esoterismeforskning.” Dīn: Tidsskrift for religion og kultur, Vol. 2-3, 5-27.

Asprem, E. (2008). “Magic ’Naturalized’: Negotiating Science and Occult Experience in Crowley’s ’Scientific Illuminism’.” Aries, 8:2, 139-165.

Asprem, E. (2008). “False, Lying Spirits and Angels of Light: Ambiguous Mediation in Dr Rudd’s Treatise on Angel Magic.” Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, 3:1, 54-80.

Asprem, E. (2008). “Heathens Up North: Politics, Polemics, and Contemporary Paganism in Norway.” The Pomegranate, 10:1, 42-69.

Asprem, E. (2007; published summer 2008). “Én vilje, hinsides godt og ondt: Etikk og livssyn for det Nye Aeon.” Dīn: Tidsskrift for religion og kultur 4, 23-42

Asprem, E. (2007). “Kabbalah Recreata: Reception and Adaptation of Kabbalah in Modern Occultism.” The Pomegranate International Journal for Pagan Studies, 9:2, 132-153.

Asprem, E. (2006). “Thelema og ritualmagi – med magi som livsholdning i moderne vestlig esoterisme.” Chaos 46, 113-137.

 

Peer reviewed book chapters

Asprem, E. & Kennet Granholm (2013). “Introduction.” In: Contemporary Esotericism, 1-24. Edited by Egil Asprem & Kennet Granholm. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing Ltd.

Asprem, E. & Kennet Granholm (2013). “Constructing Esotericisms: Sociological, Historical, and Critical Approaches to the Invention of Tradition.” In: Contemporary Esotericism, 25-48. Edited by Egil Asprem & Kennet Granholm. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing Ltd.

Asprem, E. (2013). “Psychic Enchantments of the Educated Classes: The Paranormal and the Ambiguities of Disenchantment.” In: Contemporary Esotericism, 330-350. Edited by Egil Asprem & Kennet Granholm. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing Ltd.

Asprem, E. (2013). “Where Weber Was Wrong: The Case of Emergence Theory.” In: Science, Fables, and Chimera: Cultural Encounters, 187-206. Edited by Laurence Roussillon-Constanty and Philippe Murillo. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Asprem, E. (2013). “Theosophical Attitudes towards Science: Past and Present.” In: Handbook of the Theosophical Current, 405-428. Edited by Olav Hammer and Mikael Rothstein. Leiden: Brill.

Asprem, E. (2010). “Parapsychology: Naturalising the Supernatural, Re-Enchanting Science.” In: Handbook of Religion and the Authority of Science,633-670. Edited by Olav Hammer and James R. Lewis. Leiden: Brill.

 

Popular articles and chapters

Asprem, E. (2012). “Parapsykologi.” In Skepsis: Guide til kritisk tenkning, 184-198. Edited by Kjetil Hope and Mona Hide Klausen. Oslo: Humanist forlag.

Asprem, E. (2009). Sub rosa: Om koder, konspirasjoner, og en som ikke skrev Shakespeare. Skepsis, 27.12.2009.

Asprem, E. (2009). Har vitenskapen glemt det overnaturlige? Et vitenskapshistorisk perspektiv på ”åndsdebatten”. Skepsis, 02.02.2009.

Asprem, E. (2009). Parapsykologiens historie. Humanist, 2, 4-27.

Asprem, E. (2008). Apokalypse 2012: Mayakalenderen, aliens, skjulte brorskap – og verdens snarlige undergang. In: Asbjørn Dyrendal & Arnfinn Pettersen (eds.), Dommedag! Verdens undergang før og nå. Oslo: Humanist Forlag, pp. 247-282.

Asprem, E. (2008). Mørkemakter i tussmørket: Eksorsisme på film og kristendommens revansj. Humanist 2, 60-74.

Asprem, E. (2007). Stjerner og mystikk: Postmoderne kabbalah. In: Skepsis, 13.02.2007.

Asprem, E. (2007). Religionskritikere i teologiens tjeneste. Kabbalah, cash og sekulær religionskritikk. 50-63 Humanist, 1 (2007).

Asprem, E. (2007). Lettlurte vitenskapsmenn, skeptisk okkultist. Skepsis, 27.06.2007.

Asprem, E. (2007). Hva er spesielt med 2012? Mayakalenderen under lupen. Skepsis 12.11.2007.

Asprem, E. (2006). ‘Enochian’ Language: A Proof of the Existence of Angels? Skepsis, 13.12.2006.

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