Publications

Kocku von Stuckrad has written ten books, which were translated into six languages. He has published eleven edited volumes, including two leading dictionaries of religion. He is founding editor of the Journal of Religion in Europe (Leiden & Boston: Brill), as well as co-editor of the Numen Book Series (Leiden & Boston: Brill), the Texts and Sources in the History of Religions series (Leiden & Boston: Brill), the Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion series (Leiden & Boston: Brill), and the Religion and Society series (Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter). He is on the Editorial Board of Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies (Leiden & Boston: Brill), Sapienza sciamanica (Rome: Nuova Cultura), the Journal for Anomalistics / Zeitschrift für Anomalistik (Freiburg: Society for Anomalistics / Forum Parawissenschaften), and Oguaa Journal of Religion and Human Values (University of Cape Coast, Ghana). In addition to his own writing, Kocku von Stuckrad has also translated works of other scholars into German.

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· Monographs
· Edited volumes and special issues of journals
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Articles in peer-reviewed journals
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Articles in journals, not peer-reviewed
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Contributions to books
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Reviews
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Op-eds, blog posts, podcasts, and interviews
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Translations (books)

Monographs:

IN PREPARATION: Nach der Ausbeutung: Mensch und Erde neu denken in Wissenschaft, Kunst und Politik (working title). Munich: Europa Verlag 2024. ENGLISH VERSION in preparation as After Exploitation: The Relational Turn in Science, Art, and Politics.

A Cultural History of the Soul: Europe and North America from 1870 to the Present. New York: Columbia University Press 2022. 352 pp. Revised English edition of Die Seele im 20. Jahrhundert.

Die Seele im 20. Jahrhundert: Eine Kulturgeschichte. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink 2019. XI, 279 pp.

The Scientification of Religion: An Historical Study of Discursive Change, 1800–2000. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter 2014. XIII, 225 pp. Paperback edition 2015.

Locations of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Esoteric Discourse and Western Identities (Brill’s Studies in Intellectual History 186). Leiden & Boston: Brill 2010. XIV, 242 pp.

‘Zo zijn we niet getrouwd’: religie, natuurwetenschap en de radicalisering van de moderniteit. Inaugural Lecture for the Chair of Religious Studies, University of Groningen. Groningen: Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies 2010. 18 pp.

Was ist Esoterik? Kleine Geschichte des geheimen Wissens. Munich: C. H. Beck 2004. 280 pp.

Translations:

Western Esotericism: A Brief History of Secret Knowledge. Translated and with a Foreword by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke. London: Equinox 2005. XII, 167 pp. Reprint London & New York: Routledge 2014.

Esoterie: De zoektocht naar absolute kennis. Translated by Andre Haacke and Ruud van der Helm. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2014. 287 pp.

Che cos’è l’esoterismo? Breve storia della conoscenza segreta. Translated by Aldo N. Terrin. Padua: Ed. Messaggero 2016. 294 pp.

Geschichte der Astrologie: Von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Munich: C. H. Beck, 2003. 413 pp. New, revised edition 2007.

Translations:

Astrología: Una historia desde los inicios hasta nuestros días. Translated by Roberto H. Bernet. Barcelona: Editorial Herder 2005. 488 pp.

Storia dell’astrologia: Dalle origini ai nostri giorni. Translated by Elena Sciarra. Milan: Oscar Mondadori 2005. X, 346 pp.

História da Astrologia: da Antigüidade aos nossos dias. Translated by Kelly Passos. Sao Paulo: Editora Globo 2007. 447 pp.

Schamanismus und Esoterik: Kultur- und wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Betrachtungen (Gnostica: Texts and Interpretations 4). Leuven: Peeters 2003. VII, 337 pp.

With Hans G. Kippenberg: Einführung in die Religionswissenschaft: Gegenstände und Begriffe (Reihe Beck Studium). Munich: C. H. Beck 2003. 230 pp.

Translation:

Sissejuhatus religiooniuuringutesse. Translated by Erki Lind. Tartu: University of Tartu Press 2021.

Das Ringen um die Astrologie: Jüdische und christliche Beiträge zum antiken Zeitverständnis (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten 49). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2000. XVII, 912 pp.

Lilith: Im Licht des schwarzen Mondes zur Kraft der Göttin. Braunschweig: Aurum 1997. 239 pp.

Frömmigkeit und Wissenschaft: Astrologie in Tanach, Qumran und frührabbinischer Literatur (Europäische Hochschulschriften XXIII/572). Frankfurt a. M. etc.: Peter Lang 1996. 220 pp.

Edited volumes and special issues of journals:

With Rose Mary Amenga-Etego, Simon Kofi Appiah, and Kojo Okyere:  “Beliefs, Feelings, and Behaviours: African Religious Perspectives on the Pragmatics of COVID-19.” Special issue for the Ghana Journal of Religion and Theology vol. 10 (2), 2020, published 12-29-2021.

With Jay Johnston: Religion and Discourse Research: Disciplinary Use and Interdisciplinary Dialogues. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter 2021. Paperback edition 2022.

With Frans Wijsen: Making Religion: Theory and Practice in the Discursive Study of Religion (Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion 4). Leiden & Boston: Brill 2016.

With Robert A. Segal: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion. Print version (3 vols.) plus online version. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015. (Go to the online edition)

With Anders Klostergaard Petersen: “The Gods as Role Model in Western Tradition: Imitation, Divinization, Transgression.” Special issue of Numen: International Review for the History of Religions 60/1 (2013).

With Boaz Huss and Marco Pasi: Kabbalah and Modernity: Interpretations, Transformations, Adaptations (Aries Book Series 10). Leiden & Boston: Brill 2010.

With Hans G. Kippenberg and Jörg Rüpke: Europäische Religionsgeschichte—Ein mehrfacher Pluralismus. 2 vols. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht/UTB 2009.

With Olav Hammer: Polemical Encounters: Esoteric Discourse and Its Others (Aries Book Series 6). Leiden & Boston: Brill 2007.

The Brill Dictionary of Religion. 4 vols. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2005 (thoroughly revised English edition of the “Metzler Lexikon Religion,” ed. Ch. Auffarth, J. Bernard, and H. Mohr). Paperback edition 2007.

With Günther Oestmann and H. Darrel Rutkin: Horoscopes and Public Spheres: Essays on the History of Astrology (Religion and Society 42). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2005.

Associate editor of The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron R. Taylor. 2 vols. London & New York: Thoemmes Continuum 2005.

With Brigitte Luchesi: Religion im kulturellen Diskurs: Festschrift für Hans G. Kippenberg zu seinem 65. Geburtstag / Religion in Cultural Discourse: Essays in Honor of Hans G. Kippenberg on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten 52). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2004.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

Situated Knowledges and Diffractional Definitions of Esotericism. Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 23 (2023) (in press).

Languages of Life and the Blending of Worlds: Radical Entanglement. Special issue “Religion and the Experience of Nature,” ed. by Matthias Egeler. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 18.1 (2024), 113–129. doi: https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.23396.

Decentering Humanism in Philosophy and the Sciences: Ecologies of Agency, Subversive Animism, and Diffractional Knowledge. Sophia: International Journal of Philosophy and Traditions 2023 (5 December 2023). DOI: 10.1007/s11841-023-00990-z (Open Access)

Diskursiivne religiooniuurimine: Vaimuseisunditest kommunikatsiooni ja tegevuseni. Trans. Tōlkinud Aldo Randmaa. Akadeemia: Eesti Kirjanike Liidu kuukiri Tartus 35 (2023): 1967–1986.

Undisciplining the Study of Religion: Critical Posthumanities and More-than-human Ways of Knowing. Special issue “Animal Spirits: Knowing with Otherbodies,” ed. by Teya Brooks Pribac & Jay Johnston. Religion (21 September 2023), DOI: 10.1080/0048721X.2023.2258705 (Open Access).

Bron Taylor’s Dark Green Religion After 12 Years. AЯGOS 1 (2022): 58–64. doi: 10.26034/fr.argos.2022.3563. Available Open Access.

Institutional Histories, Identity Work, and Critical Theory: A Response to Markus Davidsen. NTT Journal for Theology and the Study of Religion 74 (2020): 243–252.

(With Titus Hjelm & Anne Koch.) Editorial: Ten Years of the Journal of Religion in Europe. Journal of Religion in Europe  11/2–3 (2018): 105–109.

Making Senses: Poetic Knowledge of Nature in Science, Art, and Shamanic Ritual. Counterpoint: Navigating Knowledge, 24 August 2018. Available in Open Access | Download PDF (6 MB).

The Hybridity of Scientific Knowledge: A Response to Leonardo Ambasciano. Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 51/4 (2016): 1067–1071.

Ancient Esotericism, Problematic Assumptions, and Conceptual Trouble. Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 15/1 (2015): 15–18.

“What I Cannot Build I Cannot Understand”: Transgressive Discourses in Life Sciences and Synthetic Biology. Special issue “The Gods as Role Model in Western Tradition: Imitation, Divinization, Transgression.” Numen: International Review for the History of Religions 60/1 (2013): 119–133.

With Anders Klostergaard Petersen: The Gods as Role Model in Western Tradition: Introduction to the Special Issue. Special issue “The Gods as Role Model in Western Tradition: Imitation, Divinization, Transgression.” Numen: International Review for the History of Religions 60/1 (2013): 1–6.

Discursive Study of Religion: Approaches, Definitions, Implications. Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 25/1 (2013): 5–25.

Secular Religion: A Discourse-historical Approach to Religion in Contemporary Western Europe. Journal of Contemporary Religion 28/1 (2013): 1–14.

Straw Men and Scientific Nostalgia: A Response to Luther H. Martin and Donald Wiebe. Religio: Revue pro religionistiku 20 (2012): 55–61.

Refutation and Desire: European Perceptions of Shamanism in the Late Eighteenth Century. Journal of Religion in Europe 5/1 (2012): 100–121.

Why Philosophy and History Matter: A Conversation with Ann Taves. Religion 40 (2010): 314–316.

Reflections on the Limits of Reflection: An Invitation to Discursive Study of Religion. Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 22 (2010): 156–169.

Utopian Landscapes and Ecstatic Journeys: Friedrich Nietzsche, Hermann Hesse, and Mircea Eliade on the Terror of Modernity. Numen: International Review for the History of Religions 57/1 (2010): 78–102.

Theologies and Scholars (A Forum on ‘Theology’ and Scholarly Inquiry). Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 3 (2009): 392–397.

Rewriting the Book of Nature: Kabbalah and the Metaphors of Contemporary Life-Sciences. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 2/4 (2008): 419–442.

Interreligious Transfers in the Middle Ages: The Case of Astrology. Journal of Religion in Europe 1/1 (2008): 34–59.

Editorial: Europe and Religion (with Hans G. Kippenberg). Journal of Religion in Europe 1/1 (2008): 1–2.

Review Essay: Ideas of Nature and Their Cultural Impact: The Work of Ruth and Dieter Groh. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 1/3 (2007): 395–400.

Finding Data: Some Reflections on Ontologies and Normativities. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 1/1 (2007): 39–46.

Visual Gods: From Exorcism to Complexity in Renaissance Studies. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 6 (2006): 59–85.

Constructions, Normativities, Identities: Recent Studies on ‘Shamanism’ and ‘Neo-Shamanism’. Review essay. Religious Studies Review 31 (2005): 123–128.

Western Esotericism: Towards an Integrative Model of Interpretation. Religion 35/2 (2005): 78–97.

Esoterik und Europäische Religionsgeschichte. Gnostika 27 (June 2004): 61–80.

Relative, Contingent, Determined: The Category ‘History’ and Its Methodological Dilemma. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 71/4 (2003): 905–912.

From Ancient Religions to Modern Scholarship: The Work of Hans G. Kippenberg. Religious Studies Review 29/3 (2003): 261–266.

Discursive Study of Religion: From States of the Mind to Communication and Action. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion 15 (2003): 255–271.

Reenchanting Nature: Modern Western Shamanism and Nineteenth-Century Thought. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 70 (2002): 771–799.

Jewish and Christian Astrology in Late Antiquity—A New Approach. Numen 47/1 (2000): 1–40.

Articles in journals, not peer-reviewed:

Esoterik und Spiritualität in Deutschland: Eine schwierige Diskussion. info3 (September 2023): 44–48.

Magie und Wissenschaft – Wie geht das zusammen? Kultur & Technik 1 (2016): 7–11.

Religie, natuurwetenschap en de radicalisering van de moderniteit. Theologisch Debat 7 (December 2010): 32–39.

Contributions to books (most of them peer-reviewed):

Agential Entanglements in Renaissance Art: Locating Ancient Gods in Religious Discourse. In: Marieke van den Doel & Maria Fiammetta Iovine (eds.): Visual Humanism (NIKI Studies in Italian- Netherlandish Art History). Leiden & Boston: Brill, forthcoming 2024.

Plausibilitätsstrukturen im heterodoen Diskurs: Astrologie und hegemoniale Wissensordnungen. In: Alexander Fischer & Mathis Lessau (eds.): Rechtfertigungsspiele – Über das Rechtfertigen und Überzeugen in heterodoxen Wissensdiskursen. Paderborn: Brill Fink 2024: 95–106. (In press)

Das deutende Wissen der Sterne: Astrologie und magisches Denken von der Bronzezeit bis ins Mittelalter. In: Alfred Reichenberger et al. (eds.): Magisches Denken als Kulturkonzept (Tagungen des Landesmuseums für Vorgeschichte Halle, vol. 29). Halle: Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte 2023: 261–272. (In press)

Abseits des Bildungskanons: Esoterik und alternative Formen von Spiritualität. In: Marvin Giehl & Ruprecht Mattig (eds.): Bildung als (De)-Zentrierung – (De)-Zentrierung der Bildung. Weinheim & Munich: Beltz Juventa 2023: 134–146.

The Revival of Animism in the 21st Century. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. Oxford University Press, 2014—. Article published May 24, 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199340378.013.1172

Troubled Distinctions: The Soul in Posthumanist Perspective. In: Stefan Herbrechter, Ivan Callus, Manuela Rossini, Marija Grech, Megen de Bruin-Molé & Christopher Müller (eds.): Palgrave Handbook of Critical Posthumanism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2022: 407–430. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42681-1_51-1

Religion and Science before Religion and Science. In: Whitney A. Bauman & Lisa Stenmark (eds.), Western Sciences, Technology and Religion in a Global Context (Bloomsbury Religion in North America Series). London: Bloomsbury, 2022. http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781350930919.009

The Circularity in Defining Religion: A Response to Shaul Magid. In: Aaron W. Hughes & Russell T. McCutcheon (eds.): What is Religion? Debating the Academic Study of Religion. New York: Oxford University Press 2021: 110–120.

The Accountability of Embedded Scholarship: Reply to Laurie L. Patton. In: Aaron W. Hughes & Russell T. McCutcheon (eds.): What is Religion? Debating the Academic Study of Religion. New York: Oxford University Press 2021: 237–242.

Die Schekhina vom Sohar bis zu Madonna. Oder: Die Weiblichkeit Gottes als Ergebnis gesellschaftlicher Organisation. In: Anna-Katharina Höpflinger, Ann Jeffers and Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati (eds.): Handbuch Gender und Religion. 2nd, revised and extended edition. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2021: 367–377.

Introduction. In: Jay Johnston & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Religion and Discourse Research: Disciplinary Use and Interdisciplinary Dialogues. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter 2021: 1–6.

Historical Discourse Analysis: The Entanglement of Past and Present. In: Jay Johnston & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Religion and Discourse Research: Disciplinary Use and Interdisciplinary Dialogues. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter 2021: 77–87.

Der Schamanismus in europäischer Wahrnehmung. Definitionsarbeit und die Suche nach der verlorenen Bedeutung. In: Museum Schloss Moyland (ed.): Joseph Beuys und die Schamanen. Ausstellungskatalog. Bedburg-Hau: Museum Schloss Moyland, 2021: 136–140; 298–299.

Magic. In: Robert A. Segal and Nickolas P. Roubekas (eds.): The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, Second edition. Hoboken: Wiley/Blackwell 2021: 315–324.

The Place of Language in Discursive Studies of Religion. In: Robert A. Yelle, Courtney Handman & Christopher I. Lehrich (eds.): Language and Religion. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter 2019: 304–324.

Religion and Theories of Action. In: Richard King (ed.): Theory, Religion, Critique: Classic and Contemporary Approaches and Methodologies. New York: Columbia University Press 2017: 385–391.

With Frans Wijsen. Introduction. In: Frans Wijsen & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Making Religion: Theory and Practice in the Discursive Study of Religion. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2016: 1–11.

Religion and Science in Transformation: On Discourse Communities, the Double-Bind of Discourse Research, and Theoretical Controversies. In: Frans Wijsen & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Making Religion: Theory and Practice in the Discursive Study of Religion. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2016: 203–224.

Straw Men and Scientific Nostalgia: A Response to Luther H. Martin and Donald Wiebe. In: Luther H. Martin & Donald Wiebe (eds.): Conversations and Controversies in the Scientific Study of Religion: Collaborative and Co-authored essays by Luther H. Martin and Donald Wiebe. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2016: 271–276. (Reprint of article from 2012)

Astrology. In: Georgia L. Irby (ed.): A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome. Chichester, UK & Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons 2016: vol. 1, 114–129.

Astrology. In: Glenn Alexander Magee (ed.): The Cambridge Handbook of Western Mysticism and Esotericism. New York: Cambridge University Press 2016: 372–380.

Esotericism Disputed: Major Debates in the Field. In: April DeConick (ed.): Secret Religion (Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Religion). Farmington Hills: Macmillan 2016: 171–181.

With Laura J. Vollmer. Science. In: Steven Engler & Michael Stausberg (eds.): Oxford Handbook of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016: 450–471.

Epilogue: When Things Talk Back. In: Peik Ingman, Måns Broo, Tuija Hovi & Terhi Utriainen (eds.): The Relational Dynamics of Enchantment and Sacralisation: Changing the Terms of the Religion versus Science Debate. Sheffield: Equinox 2016: 267–276.

Adriaan van de Vijsel’s Reading of Piet Mondrian’s Horoscope: Some Observations. In: Willem de Rooij (ed.): Character is Fate: Piet Mondrian’s Horoscope. Rotterdam: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art 2015: 15–19.

Dutch version in the same volume: Adriaan van de Vijsels interpretatie van Piet Mondriaans horoscoop: enkele observaties. In: Willem de Rooij (ed.): Character is Fate: Piet Mondrian’s Horoscope. Rotterdam: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art 2015: 47–51.

Astrology. In: Robert A. Segal & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Vocabulary for the Study of Religion. 3 vols. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015: vol. 1, 129–132.

Action. In: Robert A. Segal & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Vocabulary for the Study of Religion. 3 vols. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015: vol. 1, 1–5.

Esoteric/Esotericism. In: Robert A. Segal & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Vocabulary for the Study of Religion. 3 vols. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015: vol. 1, 526–529.

Discourse. In: Robert A. Segal & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Vocabulary for the Study of Religion. 3 vols. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015: vol. 1, 429–438.

Stars and Powers: Astrological Thinking in Imperial Politics from the Hasmoneans to Bar Kokhba. In: George H. van Kooten & Peter Barthel (eds.): The Star of Bethlehem and the Magi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Experts on the Ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman World, and Modern Astronomy. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015: 387–398.

Geschlechterdiskurs und Normativität – kurze Anmerkungen zur Tagung. In: Christoph Elsas, Edith Franke & Angela Standhartinger (eds.), Geschlechtergerechtigkeit: Herausforderung der Religionen. Berlin: EB-Verlag Dr. Brandt 2014: 335–339.

Discursive Transfers and Reconfigurations: Tracing the Religious and the Esoteric in Secular Culture. In: Egil Asprem & Kennet Granholm (eds.): Contemporary Esotericism. London: Equinox 2012: 226–243.

The Only Game in Town?” Or: Contested Masters in Modern Western Shamanism. In: Almut-Barbara Renger (ed.): Meister und Schüler in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Von Religionen der Antike bis zur modernen Esoterik. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012: 363–382.

Überlegungen zur Transformation des esoterischen Diskursfeldes seit der Aufklärung. In: Monika Neugebauer-Wölk, Renko Geffarth & Markus Meumann (eds.), Aufklärung und Esoterik: Wege in die Moderne. (Hallesche Beiträge zur Europäischen Aufklärung 48). Berlin & New York: de Gruyter 2012: 96–112.

Le Picatrix dan le De Vita de Marsile Ficine, transferts culturels. In: J.P. Boudet, A. Caiozzo and N. Weill-Parot (eds.), Picatrix, Images et magie, Paris: Champion 2011: 331–339.

Astral Magic in Ancient Jewish Discourse: Adoption, Transformation, Differentiation. In: Gideon Bohak, Yuval Harari and Shaul Shaked (eds.), Continuity and Innovation in the Magical Tradition, Leiden & Boston: Brill 2011: 245–270.

The Code of Creation: Kabbalistic Genealogies and Modern Life Sciences. In: Jitse Dijkstra, Justin Kroesen and Yme Kuiper (eds.): Myths, Martyrs, and Modernity: Studies in the History of Religions in Honour of Jan N. Bremmer. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2010: 671–685.

Introduction: Kabbalah and Modernity (with Boaz Huss and Marco Pasi). In: Boaz Huss, Marco Pasi and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Kabbalah and Modernity: Interpretations, Transformations, Adaptations. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2010: 2–10.

Madonna and the Shekhinah: The Playful Transgression of Gender Roles in Popular Culture. In: Boaz Huss, Marco Pasi and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Kabbalah and Modernity: Interpretations, Transformations, Adaptations. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2010: 283–299.

Secrecy as Social Capital. In: Andreas B. Kilcher (ed.): Constructing Tradition: Means and Myths of Transmission in Western Esotericism. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2010: 239–252.

Naturwissenschaft und Religion: Interferenzen und diskursive Transfers. In: Hans G. Kippenberg, Jörg Rüpke and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Europäische Religionsgeschichte—Ein mehrfacher Pluralismus. 2 vols. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht/UTB 2009: 441–466.

Introduction: In Praise of Questions. In: Jacqueline Braak and Deirdre Malone (eds.), Van Discussie tot Beleving: Religiestudies aan de UvA. Amsterdam: Ars Notoria/Religiestudies 2009: viii–xii.

Esoterik. In: Erich Geldbach and Peter Noss (eds.), Vielfalt und Wandel: Lexikon der Religionsgemeinschaften im Ruhrgebiet. Essen: Klartext Verlag 2009: 517–519.

Astrologia Hermetica: Astrology, Western Culture, and the Academy. In: Tessel Bauduin, Wouter J. Hanegraaff and Joyce Pijnenburg (eds.): Hermes in the Academy: Ten Years Study of Western Esotericism at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2009: 51–58.

s.v. ‘Naturreligionen’ and ‘Orientalismus: Religionswissenschaft.’ In: Friedrich Jaeger (ed.): Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit, vol. 9. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler 2009.

s.v. ‘Religionsbegriff,’ ‘Religionswissenschaft,’ and ‘Religionsvergleich.’ In: Frie-drich Jaeger (ed.): Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit, vol. 10. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler 2009.

Die Schekhina vom Sohar bis zu Madonna, oder: Die Weiblichkeit Gottes als Ergebnis gesellschaftlicher Organisation. In: Anna-Katharina Höpflinger, Ann Jeffers and Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati (eds.): Handbuch Gender und Religion. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2008: 157–166.

Esoteric Discourse and the European History of Religion: In Search of a New Interpretational Framework. In: Tore Ahlbäck (ed., with the assistance of Björn Dahla): Western Esotericism. Based on Papers Read at the Symposium on Western Esotericism Held at Åbo, Finland, on 15–17 August 2007  (Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis, vol. 20). Åbo: Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History 2008: 217–236.

La sapienza oltre la dimostrazione: la conoscenza esperienziale dalla Tarda Antichità al XIII secolo in una prospettiva interreligiosa. Unauthorized translation by Marta Zoppetti. In: Alessandro Grossato (ed.), Forme e correnti dell’esoterismo occidentale, Venice: Medusa 2008: 39–54.

s.v. ‘Missionsbericht.’ In: Friedrich Jaeger (ed.): Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit, vol 8. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler 2008: 598–600.

Wissenschaftliche und religiöse Transfers im Mittelalter: Das Beispiel der Astrologie. In: Christoph Auffarth (ed.): Religiöser Pluralismus im Mittelalter? Besichtigung einer Epoche der europäischen Religionsgeschichte. Münster: LIT 2007: 39–58.

s.v. ‘Heidentum.’ In: Friedrich Jaeger (ed.): Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit, vol. 5. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler 2007, cols. 295–298.

Geloof. In: Jonneke Bekkenkamp (ed.): ZinAtlas. Amsterdam: Zin & Zaken 2007: 91–97.

(with Olav Hammer). Introduction: Western Esotericism and Polemics. In: Olav Hammer and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Polemical Encounters: Esoteric Discourse and Its Others. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2007: vii–xxii.

Christian Kabbalah and Anti-Jewish Polemics: Pico in Context. In: Olav Hammer and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Polemical Encounters: Esoteric Discourse and Its Others. Leiden & Boston: Brill 2007: 3–23.

s.v. ‘Aberglaube,’ ‘Astrologie,’ ‘Dämonen,’ ‘Esoterik,’ ‘Magie,’ ‘New Age,’ ‘Schamanismus.’ In: Friedrich Wilhelm Horn and Friederike Nüssel (eds.): Taschenlexikon Religion und Theologie, 4 vols., Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007.

Moderne Astrologie: Hermeneutik der Seele. In: Alfred Bellebaum and Detlef Herbers (eds.): Glücksangebote in der Alltagswelt. Münster: Aschendorff 2006: 207–227.

Die Rede vom “Christlichen Abendland”: Hintergründe und Einfluss einer Meistererzählung. In: Christian Augustin, Johannes Wienand and Christiane Winkler (eds.): Religiöser Pluralismus und Toleranz in Europa. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2006: 235–247.

Kröners Wörterbuch der Religionen, ed. by Ch. Auffarth, H. G. Kippenberg and A. Michaels: ca. 400 entries related to “Judaism” and “Esotericism”. Stuttgart: Alfred Kröner 2006.

s.v. ‘Encyclopedias’. In: Lindsay Jones (ed. in chief): Encyclopedia of Religion, vol. 4, 2nd ed. Detroit etc.: Thomson Gale 2005: 2782–2785.

s.v. ‘Festschriften’. In: Lindsay Jones (ed. in chief): Encyclopedia of Religion, vol. 5, 2nd ed. Detroit etc.: Thomson Gale 2005: 3040–3042.

Communitas: Environmentalist Activity and Ritual Theory. In: Vasilios N. Makrides & Jörg Rüpke (eds.): Religionen im Konflikt. Vom Bürgerkrieg über Öko-Gewalt bis zur Gewalterinnerung im Ritual, Münster: Aschendorff 2005: 226–235.

s.v. ‘Astrology III: Middle Ages’. In: W. J. Hanegraaff et al. (eds.): Dictionary of Gnosis and Western Esotericism. Leiden etc.: Brill 2005: 119–128.

s.v. ‘Bohm, David’ (pp. 208–209), ‘Capra, Fritjof’ (pp. 266–267), ‘Einstein, Albert’ (p. 582), ‘Harner, Michael, and the Foundation for Shamanic Studies’ (pp. 743–744), ‘Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm’ (p. 1005), ‘Messner on Everest and Cosmos’ (p. 1120), ‘Mountaineering’ (1119–1120), ‘Pauli, Wolfang’ (pp. 1264–1265), ‘Peat, F. David’ (p. 1266), ‘Philosophy of Nature’ (pp. 1277–1279), ‘Prigogine, Ilya’ (pp. 1302–1303), ‘Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph’ (pp. 1489–1490), ‘Shamanism – Neo’ (pp. 1528–1529), ‘Sheldrake, Rupert’ (p. 1537), ‘Western Esotericism’ (pp. 1728–1730). In: B. R. Taylor (ed. in chief): The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. London & New York: Thoemmes Continuum 2005.

Whose Tradition? Conflicting Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Esotericism. In: Steven Engler & Gregory P. Grieve (eds.): Historicizing ‘Tradition’ in the Study of Religion (Religion and Society 43). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2005: 211–226.

s.v. ‘Esoterik’. In: Peter Eicher (ed.): Neues Handbuch theologischer Grundbegriffe. 4 vols., Munich: Kösel 2005, vol. I: 273–281.

Heilung durch die Geister: Der moderne westliche Schamanismus. In: Werner H. Ritter and Bernhard Wolf (eds.): Heilung – Energie – Geist: Heilung zwischen Wissenschaft, Religion und Geschäft. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2005: 187–207.

(With Günther Oestmann and H. Darrel Rutkin:) Introduction: Horoscopes and History. In: Günther Oestmann, H. Darrel Rutkin and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Horoscopes and Public Spheres: Essays on the History of Astrology (Religion and Society 42). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2005: 1–10.

The Function of Horoscopes in Biographical Narrative: Cardano and After. In: Günther Oestmann, H. Darrel Rutkin and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Horoscopes and Public Spheres: Essays on the History of Astrology (Religion and Society 42). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2005: 225–240.

s.v. ‘Divination romaine. B. Divination et pouvoir: 3. Astrology between public and private’. In: Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum antiquorum (ThesCRA). Vol. III. Los Angeles: The G. Paul Getty Museum 2005: 93–94.

‘Preface’ (pp. vii–x); s.v. ‘Astrology (Western)’ (pp. 143–146), ‘Esotericism’ (pp. 606–622), ‘New Religions’ (pp. 1319–1320), ‘Prophecy/Divination’ (pp. 1519–1522). In: Kocku von Stuckrad (ed.): The Brill Dictionary of Religion, 4 vols., Leiden: Brill 2005.

Constructing Femininity – the Lilith Case. In: Robert Platzner (ed.): Gender, Tradition and Renewal. Frankfurt/M. etc.: Peter Lang 2005.

Aleister Crowley, Thelema und die Religionsgeschichte des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. In: Brigitte Luchesi & Kocku von Stuckrad (eds.): Religion im kulturellen Diskus. Festschrift für Hans G. Kippenberg zu seinem 65. Geburtstag / Religion in Cultural Discourse. Essays in Honor of Hans G. Kippenberg on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten 52). Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter 2004: 307–325.

s.v. ‘Religionssoziologie. III. Soziologie einzelner Religionen. 3. Religiöse Gegenwartsströmungen’. In: Hans Dieter Betz (ed.): Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Handwörterbuch für Theologie und Religionswissenschaft, 4., völlig neu bearbeitete Ausgabe, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2004.

In collaboration with Hans G. Kippenberg: Religionswissenschaftliche Überlegungen zum religiösen Pluralismus in Deutschland: Eine Öffnung der Perspektiven. In: Hartmut Lehmann (ed.): Multireligiosität im vereinten Europa. Historische und juristische Aspekte (Bausteine zu einer Europäischen Religionsgeschichte im Zeitalter der Säkularisierung 1). Göttingen: Wallstein 2003: 145–162.

Le chamanisme occidental moderne et la dialectique de la science rationelle. In: Roberte N. Hamayon (ed.): Chamanismes (Revue Diogène), Paris: Presses Universitaires de France 2003 : 281–301.

“Christen” und “Nichtchristen” in der Antike. Von religiös konstruierten Grenzen zur diskursorientierten Religionswissenschaft. In: Manfred Hutter et al. (eds.): Hairesis. Festschrift für Karl Hoheisel (JAC Ergänzungsband 34), Münster: Aschendorff 2002: 184–202.

s.v. “Esoterik/Okkultismus/New Age”, “Astrologie”, “Gnosis”, “Hermetik”. Metzler Lexikon Religion, vol. 4: Text- und Bildquellen, Filmographie, Zeittafeln. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2002: 142–153.

s.v. “Tagewählerei”. Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike, vol. 11. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2001: 1220–1223.

s.v. “Magie”. Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike. Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, vol. 15. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2001: 253–262.

s.v. “Okkultismus”. Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike. Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, vol. 15. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2001: 1146–1166.

s.v. “Weissagung”. Metzler Lexikon Religion, vol. 3. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler, 2000: 648–651.

s.v. “Gnosis”. Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike. Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, vol. 14. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2000: 226–231.

s.v. “Kabbala”. Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike. Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, vol. 14.  Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2000: 767–772.

s.v. “Malos”, “Meliai”, “Manturna”, “Marica”. Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike, hg. von H. Cancik, H. Schneider, M. Landfester u.a., vol. 7. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler 1999.

Book Reviews:

Siv Ellen Kraft, Bjørn Ola Tafjord, Arkotong Longkumer, Gregory D. Alles & Greg Johnson, “Indigenous Religion(s): Local Grounds, Global Networks.” Indigenous Religious Traditions 1/1 (2023): 155–158. https://doi.org/10.1558/irt.26078 (Open Access)

Yves Mühlematter & Helmut Zander (eds.), “Occult Roots of Religious Studies: On the Influence of Non-Hegemonic Currents on Academia around 1900”. Theologische Revue 118 (2022). https://doi.org/10.17879/thrv-2022-3899  (Open Access)

Andreas Lerch, “Scientia astrologiae: Der Diskurs über die Wissenschaftlichkeit der Astrologie und die lateinischen Lehrbücher 1470–1610”. Isis: The International Journal for the History of Science 108/2 (2017): 442–443.

Daniel Jütte, “Das Zeitalter des Geheimnisses: Juden, Christen und die Ökonomie des Geheimen (1400-1800)”. Journal of Religion in Europe 5 (2012): 418-419.

Michael Stausberg & Steven Engler (eds.), “The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion”. Numen 59 (2012): 621–623.

Thomas A. DuBois, “An Introduction to Shamanism”. Numen 58 (2011): 422–423.

Monika Neugebauer-Wölk (ed., in collaboration with Andre Rudolph), “Aufklärung und Esoterik: Rezeption – Integration – Konfrontation”. Journal of Religion in Europe 3 (2010): 380–382.

Christopher I. Lehrich, “The Occult Mind: Magic in Theory and Practice”. Ambix 57 (2010): 314.

Anne-Marie Korte and Maaike de Haardt (eds.), “The Boundaries of Monotheism: Interdisciplinary Explorations into the Foundations of Western Monotheism”. Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift (2010): 348–349.

Reimund Leicht, “Astrologumena Judaica: Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der astrologischen Literatur der Juden”. Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 9 (2009): 117–119.

Thomas Werner, “Den Irrtum liquidieren: Bücherverbrennungen im Mittelalter”. Journal of Religion in Europe 2 (2009): 61–62.

Michael Borgolte, “Christen, Juden, Muselmanen: Die Erben der Antike und der Aufstieg des Abendlandes 300 bis 1400 n. Chr.” Journal of Religion in Europe 1 (2008): 119–120.

Elliot R. Wolfson, “Alef, Mem, Tau: Kabbalistic Musings on Time, Truth, and Death”. Numen 55 (2008): 115-117.

Steven vanden Broecke, “The Limits of Influence: Pico, Louvain, and the Crisis of Renaissance Astrology”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 7 (2007): 113–115.

Stephen D. O’Leary and Glen S. McGhee (eds.), “War in Heaven Heaven on Earth: Theories of the Apocalyptic”. Numen 54 (2007): 96–98.

Hermann Geyer, “Verborgene Weisheit: Johann Arndts ‘Vier Bücher vom Wahren Christentum’ als Programm einer spiritualistisch-hermetischen Tradition”. Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 7 (2007): 239–241.

Marco Pasi, “Aleister Crowley und die Versuchung der Politik”. The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies 9 (2007): 194–196.

Linda Simonis, “Die Kunst des Geheimen. Esoterische Kommunikation und ästhe-tische Darstellung im 18. Jahrhundert”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 6 (2006): 90–93.

Jeppe Sinding Jensen, “The Study of Religion in a New Key: Theoretical and Philosophical Soundings in the Comparative and General Study of Religion”. Numen 52 (2005): 146–149.

Michael J. B. Allen and Valery Rees (with Martin Davies) (eds.), “Marsilio Ficino: His Theology, His Philosophy, His Legacy”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 5 (2005): 127–131.

Roy Willis and Patrick Curry, “Astrology, Science and Culture: Pulling Down the Moon”. Journal for Contemporary Religion 20 (2005): 421–422.

Russell T. McCutcheon, “The Discipline of Religion: Structure, Meaning, Rhetoric”. Numen 51 (2004): 216–218.

Joscelyn Godwin, “The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 4 (2004): 228–231.

Birgit Meyer and Peter Pels (eds.), “Magic and Modernity: Interfaces of Revelation and Concealment”. Numen 51 (2004): 352–354 .

Gerhard Mayer, “Schamanismus in Deutschland. Konzepte – Praktiken – Erfahrun-gen”. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik 4 (2004): 270–273.

Ronald Hutton, “Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 3 (2003): 110–113.

Anne-Charlott Trepp and Hartmut Lehmann (eds.), “Antike Weisheit und kulturelle Praxis. Hermetismus in der Frühen Neuzeit”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 3 (2003): 266–269.

Henri-Paul Francfort and Roberte N. Hamayon (eds.), “The Concept of Shamanism: Uses and Abuses”. Numen 50 (2003): 119–121.

Dieter Blume, “Regenten des Himmels. Astrologische Bilder in Mittelalter und Renaissance”. Aries. Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 2 (2002): 213–216.

Recent Studies on Western Esotericism: Some Reflections. Review of Richard Caron et al. (ed.), “Ésotérisme, Gnoses et Imaginaire symbolique: Mélanges offerts à Antoine Faivre”; Roelof van den Broek and Cis van Heertum (ed.), “From Poimandres to Jacob Böhme: Gnosis, Hermetism and the Christian Tradition”; Olav Hammer, “Claiming Knowledge. Strategies of Epistemology from Theosophy to the New Age”; Mikael Rothstein (ed.), “New Age Religion and Globalization”. Numen 49 (2002): 212–218.

Kurt Hübner, “Glaube und Denken. Dimensionen der Wirklichkeit”. Numen 49 (2002): 351–353.

Mark C. Taylor (ed.), “Critical Terms for Religious Studies” and Willi Braun / Russell T. McCutcheon (eds.), “Guide to the Study of Religion”. Numen 48 (2001): 117–120.

Arthur Versluis, “Wisdom’s Children: A Christian Esoteric Tradition”. Numen 48 (2001): 231–233.

Timothy Fitzgerald, “The Ideology of Religious Studies”. Kea. Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 13 (2001): 247–249.

David R. Jordan et al. (ed.), “The World of Ancient Magic”. Numen 47 (2000): 203–205.

Axel Michaels (ed.), “Klassiker der Religionswissenschaft. Von Friedrich Schleiermacher bis Mircea Eliade”. Numen 46 (1999): 220–221.

Hans G. Kippenberg, “Die Entdeckung der Religionsgeschichte: Religionswissenschaft und Moderne”. Numen 45 (1998): 324–325.

Op-eds, blog posts, podcasts, and interviews:

“Wir erzählen uns immerzu Geschichten. Der Religionswissenschaftler Kocku von Stuckrad im Gespräch.” Oya-Almanach 2024. Klein-Jasedow: Verlag Oya Medien, 238–245.

“In Krisenzeiten hat die Astrologie immer eine Blüte erlebt.Interview with Nico Schwab for the Swiss Radio and TV SRF, 6 January 2024.

“Change Comes from the Arts.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 28 November 2023.

“Encounters with the Uncanny: Stopping Clocks and Spooky Pianos.” Interview with the “ukrant,” University of Groningen, 1 November 2023.

“They Believe in Astrology: Your Destiny is in the Stars.” Interview with the “ukrant,” University of Groningen, 5 June 2023.

“Discussing Esotericism and Spirituality in Germany.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 31 May 2023. German version: “Esoterik und Spiritualität in Deutschland – eine schwierige Diskussion.” Blogpost für den Counterpoint Blog, 31. Mai 2023.

“Monotheist Astrologies in (Late) Antiquity.” Conversation with Earl Fontainelle for The Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast (SHWEP), 30 March 2023.

“Das Wissen der Götter.” Interview by Jens Heisterkamp for Info3, March 2023, p. 40–45.

“A Cultural History of the Soul: Teya Brooks Pribac in Conversation with Kocku von Stuckrad.” Blogpost for the Australasian Animal Studies Association, 30 December 2022.

“Sterne lügen nicht – warum Astrologie in Indien ernstgenommen wird,” by Gabriele Höfling. Interview for Deutschlandfunk / Deutschlandradio, 29 December 2022.

“Sternedeuten und Horoskope: Die Geschichte der Astrologie.” Podcast “BR Radiowissen,” by Martin Trauner (Bayerischer Rundfunk), 7 December 2022.

“On Environmental Grief.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 18 October 2022.

“C.G. Jung, Lilith und die Seele im 20. Jahrhundert.” Interview with Amelie Hüneke on occasion of the Astrologie Online Kongress 2022, 13 October 2022 (freely available on 13 October).

“Under the Radar of Hegemonic Perception: Alternative Spiritualities.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 16 August 2022.

“Mit Astrologie zur Selbsterkenntnis?” Conversation with Olivia Röllin and Felizitas Ambauen about astrology for the Swiss TV format “Sternstunde Philosophie,” 1 May 2022.

“Hokuspokus oder Magie: Gibt es eine ‘vernunftverträgliche’ Esoterik?” Interview with Verena Gleitsmann for the Austrian radio ORF, 23 March 2022.

The Author’s Corner with Kocku von Stuckrad.” An online interview with John Fea for his blog “The Way of Improvement Leads Home,” 11 February 2022.

“Bei der Astrologie halte ich es mit Goethe…” Interview with Sonja Panthöfer about astrology, published in the Wiener Zeitung Extra, 24/25/26 December 2021, p. 28–29. Online version here.

“Berl-Berl and the Normality of Animism.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 2 November 2021.

“Scientification of Esoteric Practices.” Interview with Angela Puca for her academic YouTube Channel on witchcraft, paganism, and esotericism, 29 August 2021.

“Das wissende Lächeln der Planeten.” Interview with Deutschlandfunk Kultur (Catherine Newmark) about the place of astrology in cultural history, 4 July 2021.

“From Regimes of Mastery to Creative Confusion.” In “Stags, Stones, and Stakes: A Point/Counterpoint Conversation with Jay Johnston.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 28 April 2021.

“Wir verkleinern unseren Horizont unnötig.” Interview with Die Zeit / Zeit Online about esotericism, spirituality, climate change, and academic positioning, 17 March 2021.

“‘Nature’ and ‘Culture’: How We Perceive the World and Why This Should Change.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 26 January 2021.

Interview with Helena Avelar and Luís Ribeiro on “Astrology in Cultural and Historical Context” for The Astra Project Podcast Series, 4 December 2020.

“Embracing the Magicality of Science.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 22 September 2020.

Podcast (lecture and interview) “Geschlecht und Sexualität in paganen und naturspirituellen Gemeinschaften.” Podcast series of the Institute for the Study of Religion, Freie Universität Berlin, 29 June 2020.

“How the Soul Became Consciousness.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 23 June 2020.

“Remembering and Forgetting Genocide in Germany.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 18 February 2020.

“We Need Elders, Not Heroes.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 20 November 2019.

Interview with Earl Fontainelle for The Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast project, October 2019.

With Whitney A. Bauman, “Counterpoint One Year On: Reflections and Experiences.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 11 September 2019.

“Here’s to Astrology!” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 28 August 2019.

“Counterpoint: Change Comes from the Margins.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 21 May 2019.

“Unholy Alliances and the End of Taker Culture.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 14 May 2019.

“Poetic Science: How Literature Conveys Knowledge of Nature.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 20 February 2019.

Interview with Olivia Röllin about astrology for the Swiss TV format “Sternstunde Religion,” 6 January 2019. “Was sagen uns die Sterne wirklich?”

Interview and contribution to radio feature by Rolf Cantzen on “Magisch, mystisch, energetisch? Der neue Schamanismus,” Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Format “Freistil,” 11 November 2018.

“Accountability or Objectivity? Being a Scholar in an Age of Crisis.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 31 October 2018.

“Berlin’s Contrapuntal Agency: Or, How Admitting the Knowledge of Place Can Change Science, Politics, and Culture.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 15 August 2018.

Interview and contribution to radio feature by Rolf Cantzen on “Schamanismus im digitalen Zeitalter.” WDR “Lebenszeichen,” 20 May 2018.

“Scientification of Religion.” Interview with Jessa Crispin for her “Public Intellectual” podcast series, April 2018.

With Whitney A. Bauman: “Ten Theses on Academia, Society, and the Planetary Future: A Counterpoint Manifesto.” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 24 April 2018.

“In Memoriam: Michael J. Harner (1929–2018).” Post for the Counterpoint Blog, 7 February 2018.

“Das Private und das Öffentliche: Wie patriarchale Strukturen Liebe und Gemeinschaft deformieren.” Blog post for philosophie.ch: Swiss portal for Philosophy, 10 December 2017.

“If I Only Knew Then… Tenured Scholars on Professionalization.” Blog post for the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, April 2016.

Conversation with David G. Robertson about “Discursive Approaches and the Crises of Religious Studies.” Podcast on The Religious Studies Project website, December 2015.

Translations (books):

Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor, Israelis, Palästinenser und Deutsche. Geschichten einer komplexen Beziehung. Trans. Kocku von Stuckrad. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter 2021. English original The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians. Duke University Press 2020.

Bron Taylor, Dunkelgrüne Religion. Naturspiritualität und die Zukunft des Planeten. Trans. Kocku von Stuckrad. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink 2020. English original Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Future of the Planet. California University Press 2010.

Joel Levy, Verschwörungstheorien. 50 umstrittene Verschwörungen und was wirklich dran ist. Trans. Holger Möhlmann and Kocku von Stuckrad. Cologne: Delphin 2019. English original The Little Book of Conspiracies: 50 Reasons to be Paranoid. Running Press Adult 2005.