Ormen och byggmästaren - hebraismer och gnosis hos Carl William Hansen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter


The article examines how the Danish esoteric and heterodox Freemason Carl William Hansen (also known as Ben Kadosh) used and reinterpreted themes and motifs from the Old Testament and various Gnostic writings when constructing his unusual and aberrant philosophical system in his pamphlet "The Dawn of a New Morning: The Return of World Architect".


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Philosophy, Ethics and Religion


  • freemasonry, Old Testament, Gnosticism, Ben Kadosh
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publication[Host publication title missing]
PublisherSitra Ahra förlag
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2012
Publication categoryResearch

Bibliographic note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)