A HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS IDEAS Mircea Eliade Vol. 1 From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries 1979
First Edition by Collins 1979. Hardback book with dj – 489 pages – previous owner label and additional notes in pen given on blank pages at the end of the book. Additional newspaper cutting relating to ‘Statues from 7,000 BC Discovered’ believed relevant to the book. Translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. Collins 1979. ISBN 0 00 215311 4
Condition: previously owned and film covered to prevent further damage to the dj. As noted above additional notes and labels.
Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 2.4 cm
A perennial "why"? Has shadowed human history since the first sharp realization that each of us must die. This question has never failed to spark a search for understanding, which, in turn, has left in its wake various myths, rites, and representations of the divine. So deeply integral to the human spirit is this quest that the distinguished historian of religions, Mircea Eliade, asserts that the sacred has come to be an element in the structure of consciousness rather than merely a stage in its history....
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