Eliade


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Eliade

(Romanian eˈljaːde)
n
(Biography) Mircea. 1907–86, Romanian scholar and writer, noted for his study of religious symbolism. His works include Patterns of Comparative Religion (1949)
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To penetrate this universe, we called on a few of Mircea Eliade's ideas, as a thinker who can provide significant solutions to understand the archaic man, the modern man, the postmodern man and even the man of the digital era, beyond controversies that thought and personality may summon (Idel 2014; Rennie 1996; Ginzburg 2010; Ellwood 1996).
First published in English in 1954, this founding work of the history of religions secured the North American reputation of the Romanian emigre-scholar Mircea Eliade. Making reference to an astonishing number of cultures and drawing on scholarship published in no fewer than half a dozen European languages, The Myth of the Eternal Return illuminates the religious beliefs and rituals of a wide variety of archaic religious cultures.
Mircea Eliade's Bengal Nights and Maitreyi Devi's It Does Not Die created a long controversy, but instead of "he said, she said" they could be captioned as "he saw, she saw" since the final mystery of apparent desertion and heartbreak is not cleared up till the end of Devi's novel, written forty years later in protest against Eliade's.
The first of these has to do with the modern sense of time and its relationship to the religious imagination, with special reference to the work of Eliade. Then, I want to define more precisely what I have been referring to loosely as redemption, transfiguration, and sacralization--that is to say, the language we would use to describe a renewed view (to put it in its most general terms) of the here and now of our present lives.
The author, a scholar of Jewish thought, divides Eliade's life into two parts: the years spent in Romania (1907-1944), and the years in exile in the US, where he died in 1986.
memory of Eliade. Reclining in a large arm chair she was completely
religiones." Estas palabras, anotadas por Mircea Eliade en su
Adelio Tomasin, parece aproximar-se da ideia de uma hierofania natural ou entao da ideia de um carater evocatorio dado que, segundo Eliade, "no comportamento do homem religioso, a atmosfera do sagrado verifica-se em todos os planos de sua existencia no qual devera mover-se unicamente em um mundo santificado, quer dizer num espaco agrado" (ELIADE, 1996, p.
Pioneer Romanian mythographer and fiction writer Eliade (1907-86) served as a diplomat in Fascist Portugal during the war years 1941-45, and as usual throughout his life, kept a detailed journal.