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Per Faxneld

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Per Faxneld is Associate Professor of the History of Religions at Södertörn University. He has published three monographs on esotericism, including the award-winning Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture (Oxford University Press, 2017). His research has focused on the cultural reception of esotericism around 1900, and he has written articles on that subject for art catalogues produced by galleries and museums including Liljevalchs, the Edvard Munch Museum and the Akseli Gallen-Kallela Museum. He has also worked with museums such as Millesgården, the Nobel Museum and Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City, and has lectured at the Strindberg Museum, Thielska Gallery and elsewhere. His other research interests include secularisation, history of film, rural folk religion and spiritual aspects of Japanese martial arts.

Books by Per Faxneld

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