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Read online A History of Religious Ideas 2: From Gautama Buddha to the Triumph of Christianity.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A History of Religious Ideas 2: From Gautama Buddha to the Triumph of Christianity In volume of this monumental work Mircea Eliade continues his magisterial progress through the history of religious ideas The religions of ancient China Brahmanism and Hinduism Buddha and his contemporaries Roman religion Celtic and German religions Judaism the Hellenistic period the Iranian syntheses and the birth of Christianity all are encompassed in this volume by Mircea Eliade, Willard R. Trask

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A History of Religious Ideas 2: From Gautama Buddha to the Triumph of Christianity
Title:A History of Religious Ideas 2: From Gautama Buddha to the Triumph of Christianity
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Number of Pages:580
Category:history, religion, non-fiction, philosophy
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This founding work of the history of religions first published in English in secured the North American reputation of the Romanian emigre scholar Mircea Eliade Making reference to an astonishing number of cultures amp drawing on scholarship published in no less than half a dozen European languages Eliade s The Myth of the Eternal Return makes both intelligible amp compelling the religious expressions amp activities of a wide variety of archaic amp primitive religious cultures While acknowledging that a return to the archaic is no longer possible Eliade passionately insists on the value of understanding this view in order to enrich our contemporary imagination of what it is to be human, First published in Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious amp fascinating phenomenon Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion Romanian emigre scholar Mircea Eliade surveys the practice of Shamanism over two amp a half millennia of human history moving from the Shamanic traditions of Siberia amp Central Asia where Shamanism was first observed to North amp South America Indonesia Tibet China amp beyond In this authoritative survey Eliade illuminates the magico religious life of societies that give primacy of place to the figure of the Shaman at once magician amp medicine man healer amp miracle doer priest mystic amp poet Synthesizing the approaches of psychology sociology amp ethnology Shamanism will remain for years to come the reference book of choice for those intrigued by this practice, In the classic text i The Sacred and the Profane i 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 sacred Eliade traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times in terms of space time nature and the cosmos In doing so he shows how the total human experience of the religious man compares with that of the nonreligious br This book of great originality and scholarship serves as an excellent introduction to the history of religion but its perspective also emcompasses philosophical anthropology phenomenology and psychology It will appeal to anyone seeking to discover the potential dimensions of human existence, b Ne ndoielnic scriind aceast carte autorul ei evadeaz n trecut n imagina ie n mit i Nunt n Cer i nu este desigur un roman fantastic de i misterul nu lipse te dar este cu siguran un roman realist simbolic axat pe un mit al iubirii Un roman de idei mai pu in livresc dec t celelalte i un roman liric b br br Cadrul nt mpl rilor descrise r m ne unul modern citadin n vreme ce relat rile lor au loc ntr un cadru montan izolat Avem de a face a adar cu o perspectiv de sus asupra trecutului personajelor i cu o transfigurare a acestuia prin iubire i prin suferin a desp r irii br br Prin i Nunt n Cer i Eliade se reconciliaz de fapt cu melancolica Belle poque a copil riei sale vehement respins de adolescentul miop i de t n rul macho apologet al virilit ii Este ns ceva mai mult dec t at t c ci dac Mavrodin i Hasna reprezint dou variante de om modern ndr gostit de necunoscut i atras de schimbare Ileana ncarneaz un principiu tradi ional de stabilitate