The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion


  • Paperback
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  • The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion
  • Mircea Eliade
  • English
  • 14 April 2019
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  1. Riku Sayuj Riku Sayuj says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBThis Ontological Thirst More a survey of sacred practices than an insightful deconstruction, Eliade s work gets


  2. Michael Brady Michael Brady says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBThe atheist is probably right, but homo religiosus has all the fun Me, I find indulging my agnosticism by way of a deep interest in the history and philosophy of religioninteresting that being an angry anti theist In that pursuit I am indebted to historians, philosophers, psychologists, and theologians of the 20th century Useful guides in this territory have included Tillich, Otto, James, Jung, Campbell, and several times now, Eliade The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religi The atheist is probably right, but homo religiosus has all the fun Me, I find indulging my agnosticism by way of a deep interest in the history and philosophy of religioninteresting that being an angry anti theist In that pursuit I am indebted to historians, philosophers, psychologists, and theologians of the 20th century Useful guides in this territory have included Tillich, Otto, James, Jung, Campbell, and several times now, Eliade The Sacr


  3. Erik Graff Erik Graff says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBEliade was frequently assigned for seminary classes As a consequence I came to perceive him as redundant, each book repeating many of the points made by others previously read This book is a bit different in that he consciously works off Otto s Idea of the Holy, a book I d read in college What struck me as original at the time was Eliade s treatment of the axis mundi, whereby all is oriented Eliade s personal history was unknown to me at the time of reading his books Since then, thanks to a Eliade was frequently assigned for seminary classes As a consequence I came to perceive him as redundant, each book repeating many of the points made by others previously read This book is a bit different in that he consciously works off Otto s Idea of the Holy, a book I d read in college What struck me as original at the time was Eliade s treatment of the axis mundi, whereby all is oriented Eliade s personal history was unknown to me at


  4. Carvedwood Carvedwood says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBEvery new initiate to any religion eventually finds themselves at a point when they re no longer satisfied by Because God said so as the only answer to every question they ask This book was recommended to me at a point when I was struggling to advance past the neophyte stage in my faith It was incredibly frustrating that all the books I could find regarding the subject were written for absolute beginners, and I latched onto this book the way a drowning person would latch onto a lifesaver D Every new initiate to any religion eventually finds themselves at a point when they re no longer satisfied by Because God said so as the only answer to every question they ask This book was recommended to me at a point when I was struggling to advance past the neophyte stage in my


  5. Kelly Bryson Kelly Bryson says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBI m learning lots of new words This very scholarly work is a look into the archetypal symbols that differentiate the sacred and the profane from mythology to architecture, even the way we experience time But since, as Eliade purports, archetypes cannot be changed, only added upon, it s very he


  6. Jay D Jay D says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBA great work on comparative religion Eliade is a master knowledgable of all traditions, and able to collate and analyze them, yet not in a dry, rational way The chief thesis here is that traditional man understood the entire cosmos, as well as time, as sacred Modern man, due to materialism and naturalism, has rejected this aspect and thus lost his soul Esotericists and liturgists will have to read this.


  7. Kevin Kevin says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBIf my history is right, i believe it was Durkheim who first established the sacred profane dichotomy Eliade puts it to good use And though it is unclear to me at present which of the 4 primary interpretations of Husserl Eliade adopts, his analysis of a religious intentionally seems to me altogether accurate Eliade s story of the phenomenologically universal makeup of people s sacred profane categories, and their manifestations in sentimentality does not make an appearance here so far as i ca If my history is right, i believe it w


  8. Kate Kate says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBInteresting read, as long as you interpret it as a philosophy text, not as the history of religion text it pretends to be There is no systematic or consistent historical analysis here Instead, claims of a mostly speculative philosophical nature are made, and random examples from various cultures are thrown in ad hoc to lend the


  9. Nikki Nikki says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBWell, I hope to one day read the whole book For now, one section was assigned for reading in my Ritual course at Pacifica.I loved it Sacred Space and Making the World Sacred Eliade demonstrates how


  10. Taka Taka says:

    The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion sacred kindle, profane epub, nature mobile, religion pdf, The Sacred pdf, and the book, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of ReligionSacred and the epub, Sacred and the Profane The epub, The Sacred and the Profane The Nature of Religion PDFEPUBSort of boring I don t know, I was fascinated by the distinction between the sacred and the profane Although lucidly written, the bo


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About the Author: Mircea Eliade

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