The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion

The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion

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by Mircea Eliade
     
 

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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. It's this premise that both

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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. It's this premise that both drives Eliade's exhaustive exploration of the sacred—as it has manifested in space, time, nature and the cosmos, and life itself—and buttresses his expansive view of the human experience. 

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ISBN-13:
9780156792011
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/28/1968
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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