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The quest; history and meaning in religion.

Mircea Eliade

The quest; history and meaning in religion.

by Mircea Eliade

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL50 .E46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17752816M

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In The Quest Mircea Eliade stresses the cultural function that a study of the history of religions can play in a secularized society. He writes for the intelligent general reader in the hope that what he calls a new humanism "will be engendered by a confrontation of modern Western man with unknown or less familiar worlds of meaning."Cited by: In The Quest Mircea Eliade stresses the cultural function that a study of the history of religions can play in a secularized society.

He writes for the intelligent general reader in the hope that what he calls a new humanism "will be engendered by a confrontation of modern Western man with unknown or less familiar worlds of meaning." "Each of these essays contains insights which will be.

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A New Humanism --The History of Religions in Retrospect: and After --The Quest for the "Origins" of Religion --Crisis and Renewal --Cosmogonic Myth and "Sacred History" --Paradise and Utopia: Mythical Geography and Eschatology --Initiation and the Modern World --Prolegomenon to Religious Dualism: Dyads and Polarities.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: A new humanism --The history of religions in retrospect: and after --The quest for the "origins" of religion --Crisis and renewal --Cosmogonic myth and "sacred history" --Paradise and utopia: mythical geography and eschatology --Initiation and the modern world --Prolegomenon to religious.

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Religion transfers the human spirit from the world of the profane to that of holiness and transcendence. It satisfies the natural human longing for infinity and for meaning.

Alexis de Tocqueville writes: "Unbelief is an accident and faith is the only permanent state of mankind." Thus, the study of religion. “Years of research among the records of olden peoples available in libraries, museums, and shrines of ancient cultures, has.

convinced me that there exists in the world today, and has existed for thousands of years, a body of enlightened humans united in what might be termed, an Order of the Quest.

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But valuable and suggestive as I believe his.