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Tratat de istorie a religiilor has ratings and 17 reviews. „Un fenomen religios nu se va dezvălui ca atare decât considerat în propria sa modalitate. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Mircea Eliade was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at “Introducere”, in Eliade, Tratat de istorie a religiilor: Introducere (“Religious History Treatise” – Patterns in Comparative Religion), Humanitas.

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A istoia of the Sacred in profane space is, by definition, an example of something breaking through from one plane of existence to another. In studying religion, Eliade rejects certain ” reductionist ” approaches. For example, Kirk argues that the eternal return does not accurately describe the functions of Native American or Greek mythology. According to Sebastian, Eliade had been friendly to him until the start of his political commitments, after geligiilor he severed all ties.

In Octoberhe moved to the United States, settling in Chicago the following year. The novel Marriage in Heaven depicts the correspondence between two male friends, an artist and a common man, who complain to each other about their failures in love: Alchemy is a spiritual technique and can be understood not as an important moment in the history of science but rather as a kind of religious phenomenon with its own particular rules.

Ellwood also believes that Romanticismwhich stimulated the modern study of mythology, [] strongly influenced the mythologists.

Mircea Eliade

One of the earliest such pieces was Indiagrouping accounts of the travels he made through the Indian subcontinent. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

He thinks modern scientists are motivated by the religious desire to return to the sacred time of origins:. However, Judaism and Christianity do not see time as a circle endlessly turning on itself; nor do they see such a cycle as desirable, as a way to participate in the Sacred.

Beyond his involvement with a movement known for its antisemitism, Eliade did not usually comment on Jewish issues. According to Eliade, the Cosmic Center is a necessary corollary to the division of reality into the Sacred and the profane.


He insists that, although religion involves “the social man, the economic man, and so forth”, nonetheless “all these conditioning factors together do not, of themselves, add up to eluade life of the spirit”.

With a group of friends, he designed and sailed a boat on the Danubefrom Tulcea to the Black Sea. Renniehave claimed that there is, to date, no evidence of Eliade’s membership, active services rendered, or of any real involvement with any fascist or totalitarian movements or membership organizations, nor that there is any evidence of his continued support for nationalist ideals after their inherently violent nature was revealed.

Eliade’s scholarly works began after a long period of study in British Indiaat the University of Calcutta. Therefore, by the logic of the eternal return, each New Year ceremony was the beginning of the world for these peoples.

His early condemnation of Nazi antisemitic policies was accompanied by his caution and moderation in regard to Nae Ionescu ‘s various anti-Jewish attacks.

When Eliade began coughing blood in Octoberhe was taken to a clinic in Moroeni.

In Eliade’s view, two roads await man in this process. They were published sporadically, and covered various stages of his life. Robert Ellwood also places Eliade’s involvement with the Iron Istorai in relation to scholar’s reoigiilor, and connects this aspect of Eliade’s life with both his nostalgia and his study of primal societies.

Eliade dismisses this theory of “primordial monotheism” Urmonotheismus as “rigid” and unworkable. He later recalled that the book was an early step for understanding not just Indian religious practices, but also Romanian spirituality. Many traditional societies believe that the power of a thing lies in its origin. One could say that the anxious search for the origins of Life and Mind; the fascination in the ‘mysteries of Nature’; the urge to penetrate and decipher the inner structure of Matter—all these longings and drives denote a sort of nostalgia for the primordial, for the original universal matrix.

Eliade suggests that the abandonment of mythical thought and the full acceptance of linear, historical time, with its “terror”, is one of the reasons for modern man’s anxieties.


For other persons of the same name, see Eliade surname. Fantasyautobiographytravel literature. Ceyhun rated it did not like it Jul 23, Wherever their political sympathies may have sometimes been, he claims, the three mythologists were often “apolitical if not antipolitical, scorning any this-worldly salvation”. Without the Sacred to confer an absolute, objective value upon historical events, modern man is left with “a relativistic or nihilistic view of history” and a resulting “spiritual aridity”.

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Archaic Techniques of Ecstasya survey of shamanistic practices in different areas. I am to sacrifice my dignity as a creator of History in order to live an a-historic, inauthentic existence, empty of all human content. Eliade is known for his attempt religiioor find broad, cross-cultural parallels and unities in religion, particularly in myths. According to one scholar, “Eliade may have been the most popular and influential contemporary historian of religion”, but “many, if not most, specialists in anthropology, sociology, and even history of religions have either ignored or quickly dismissed” Eliade’s works.


Therefore, he enjoys the conditions of the mythical age. His Myths, Dreams and Mysteries also addresses shamanism in some detail.

Traditional cultures see suffering and death as a rite of passage. Mircea Eliade’s earliest works, most of which were published at later stages, belong to the fantasy genre.

Using this anti-reductionist position, Eliade argues against those who accuse him of overgeneralizing, of looking for universals at the expense of particulars. Eliade’s mention of Bessarabia probably refers to an earlier period, being his interpretation of a pre- Greater Romania process. Myth describes the Sacred’s first appearance; therefore, the mythical age is sacred time, [90] the only time of value: Eliade thinks the Platonic Theory of forms is “primitive ontology” istodia in Greek philosophy.

Some Modern Controversies on the Historiography of Alchemy.