Quest by Mircea Eliade
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By Mircea Eliade

The Quest

History and Meaning in Religion New edition

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Quest by Mircea Eliade

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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." "Each of these essays contains insights which will be fruitful and challenging for professional students of religion, but at the same time they all retain the kind of cultural relevance and clarity of style which makes them accessible to anyone seriously concerned with man and his religious possibilities." Joseph M. Kitagawa, "Religious Education""

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226203867
ISBN-10: 0226203867
Format: Paperback
(218mm x 142mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1984
Country of Publication: United States

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