mircea eliade

mircea eliade

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"religion is not something frozen from god to man, but a "path" from man to god." said master.

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"man is the final product of a decision made at the beginning of time, the decision to die in order to live."

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religious thoughts and beliefs took the history, the great anthropologist, theologian, who declared freud and marx as reductionist regarding the content and transmission of the thought of religion and religiosity in the introductory part of his three-volume work, and justifiably justified this in his book.

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reverend romanian, historian of religions, important thinker and academician, who introduced the concept of homo religiosus to the literary lexicon. most of his works have been translated into the. the myth of eternal return* sacred and profane* images and symbols* shamanism* and so on* are all very important source texts. he is one of the thinkers that i have benefited most in constructing what i call scientific and religious spheres of thought.

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who can still touch our most secret places after such an academic career and scientific point of view

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"the irreligious man has lost the ability to consciously live religion, and thus to understand and undertake it, but still retains the memory of it in the depths of his being." - from the sacred and the profane.

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(1907 bucharest - 1986 chicago) writer, philosopher, professor of history of religions. after graduating from the philosophy department of the university of bucharest, he went to calcutta to study sanskrit language and philosophy. sorbonne unv. and gave lectures on the history of religions at chicago. wrote fantasy and science fiction genre books : mystical stories, (story) old man and bureaucrats (novel), bengal nights (novel).

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devoted a lifetime to the manifestation of the sacred and the idea of establishing the world ontologically; "the manifestation of the sacred in the homogeneous and infinite realm where there is no bearing, no direction is possible, reveals an absolute fixed point, a center (…) the discovery or projection of a fixed point is equivalent to the creation of the world." said explorer.

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