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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Eliade, Mircea, -- 1907-1986

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14644331M
LC Control Number63-14639

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  Mircea Eliade, (born March 9, , Bucharest, Rom.—died Ap , Chicago, Ill., U.S.), historian of religions, phenomenologist of religion, and author of novels, novellas, and short was one of the most influential scholars of religion of the 20th century and one of the world’s foremost interpreters of religious symbolism and myth. A highly original and scholarly work on spirituality by noted historian Mircea Eliade &#; In The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade observes that while contemporary people believe their world is entirely profane, or secular, they still at times find themselves connected unconsciously to the memory of something 's this premise that both drives Eliade's exhaustive exploration of Cited by: This is a mind challenging book and worth the read. I wish it was more available. It looks like I have read only a portion of this book, as the article I have read bears the same title of `Mircea Eliade and the Dialectic of the Sacred' but is only one essay in a series of essays in another book written by Thomas J.J. Altizer along with other essays written by William Hamilton, in a book 5/5(1). Book Review: Mircea Eliade and the Dialectic of the Sacred. D. Maurice Allan. Union Seminary Magazine 3, Download Citation. Book Review: Mircea Eliade and the Dialectic of the Sacred Show all authors. D. Maurice Allan. D. Maurice Allan. See all articles by this : D. Maurice Allan.

Looking for books by Mircea Eliade? See all books authored by Mircea Eliade, including The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion, and Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Bollingen), and more on In the classic text The Sacred and the Profane, famed historian of religion Mircea Eliade observes that even moderns who proclaim themselves residents of a completely profane world are still unconsciously nourished by the memory of the traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times in terms of space, time, nature, and the cosmos/5. The Elements of Eliade's Understanding: Sacred "The Structure and Morphology of the Sacred," Mircea Eliade "The Sacred in the Secular World," Mircea Eliade "Before the Sacred became Theological," William Paden "The Ontology of the Sacred," Bryan Rennie II.B Hierophany "Hierophany," Mircea Eliade and Lawrence Sullivan II.B Mircea Eliade (Romanian: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a eliˈade]; March 9 [O.S. February 24] – Ap ) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion Born: March 9, , Bucharest, Romania.

Note: Mircea Eliade is Professor of the History of Religions at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, Illinois. Some months ago I gladly accepted the invitation to discuss Thomas Altizer’s book, Mircea Eliade and the Dialectic of the Sacred. 1 Unfortunately, I did not have the time to write the "critical dialogue" that I. A highly original and scholarly work on spirituality by noted historian Mircea Eliade In The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade observes that while contemporary people believe their world is entirely profane, or secular, they still at times find themselves connected unconsciously to the memory of something 's this premise that both drives Eliade's exhaustive exploration of the /5(94).   A highly original and scholarly work on spirituality by noted historian Mircea Eliade In The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade observes that while contemporary people believe their world is entirely profane, or secular, they still at times find themselves connected unconsciously to the memory of something sacred.5/5(5). Out of the conviction that ""God is dead"", and that, therefore, all traditional theological categories are invalid, the author, who teaches at Emory University, undertakes a study of the thought of Mircea Eliade as a means through which to raise the question of the possibility of a Christian dialectic between the sacred and the prefane, and so find a way through to a new theological method.