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The Sacred and The Profane

By Eliade, Mircea




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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The Sacred and the Profane

Eliade, Mircea

E-56: Harcourt Brace & Co. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1959. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1959. 256 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. DJ has chipping, shelf-wear present to the DJ. Bound in cloth boards. Boards have shelf-wear present to the extremities (boards lightly bowed). Spine lightly cocked. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. 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. Mircea Eliade (March 9 [O. S. February 24] 1907 – April 22, 1986) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. He was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion, splitting the human experience of reality into sacred and profane space and time, has proved influential. One of his most influential contributions to religious studies was his theory of Eternal Return, which holds that myths and rituals do not simply commemorate hierophanies, but, at least to the minds of the religious, actually participate in them. E-56; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages .

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Eliade, Mircea

NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1959. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 256pp. First American Edition. Translated from the French by Williard R. Trask. VG+/VG+. Clothbound hardcover shows a touch of shelfwear, light soiling at extremities and textblock edges. Boards sharp and square; binding tight and strong; text clean and unmarked. Unclipped jacket with $4.50 original price has a 1" closed tear to top of front panel, a quite short closed tear at top of spine, and two tiny nicks -- one at the base of the spine panel, one to the rear flap. A sharp and collectible copy.

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Mircea Eliade

1987-04-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Mircea Eliade

1987-04-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Eliade, Mircea

Mariner Books, 1968. Paperback. New. 8 x 5.31 cm.

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Eliade, Mircea

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Harcourt, 1968. PB/Gd. condition/256 pages - The nature of religion. (K1019HR2). Soft Cover.

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ELIADE, Mircea

Harvest/HBJ, 1987. pbk 256pp excellent almost as new

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Eliade, Mircea

San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Good+ with no dust jacket. (1987). Softcover. 015679201X . Small ink mark to page edges. Corner clipped from front endpaper.; Text in English. Translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. "[. . .] traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times, in terms of space, time, nature and the cosmos, and life itself. He shows how the total human experience of the religious man compares to that of the nonreligious and observes that even moderns who proclaim themselves to live in a completely profane world are sill unconsciously nourished by the memory of the sacred, in camouflaged myths and degenerated rituals." - from blurb on rear wrapper. ; 8vo .

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The sacred and the profane;: The nature of religion (Harper torchbooks) (Harper torchbooks)

Mircea Eliade

Harper & Row. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Eliade, Mircea

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Eliade, Mircea

This book treats the significance of religious myth, symbolism, and ritual, within life and culture. This is a work of great originality and scholarship. Herein the author traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times. He does so in terms of space, time, nature, the cosmos, and life itself. He shows how the total, human experience of the religious individual compares to that of the non-religious person. This book, The Sacred and the Profane, serves as an excellent introduction to the history of religion. The author, however, considers philosophical anthropology, phenomenology, and psychology. Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) was chairman of the Department of the History of Religions, at the University of Chicago. He also wrote The Myth of the Eternal Return, Patterns in Comparative Religion, and Birth and Rebirth.

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Eliade, Mircea

Harvest Book, 1987. (Originally published, 1957) Trade paperback, glossy white, gold and black background, a color photo of ritual at top front wrapper, paise on middle back wrapper from Commentary, 256 pages. Mint.. Trade Paperback. As New.

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Hanson, Neil

John Wiley & Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. 1st US Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0471383899 . Four shipwrecked sailors...one must die so the others might live. A terrifying true to life account of peril on the high seas -- and of the electrifying murder trial that shocked the world in 1884 ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; 29430 .

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Eliade, Mircea

Mariner Books. Religion & Spirituality. New. Brand New: This item is brand new unopened, never used and still in its original manufacturer condition.

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. PAPERBACK. 015679201X Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Mircea Eliade

New York: Harcourt, 1987. Paperback. Very Good/No Dj. 8vo. pp. 256, paperback edition

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The Sacred And The Profane: The Nature Of Religion

ELIADE, MIRCEA

Harcourt Brace & World, Inc.: 1959. Softcover. Fair condition. Front cover is waterstained and part of the backcover is rubbed off. Considers the significance of religious myth, symbolism, and ritual within life and culture. An exciting introduction to the religious life of mankind and a welcome relief from those introductory books in religion which present only the bare, sterile 'facts' or which reduce the religious life of mankind to the author's current philosophical point of view. Translated into English from the French by Willard R. Trask. Includes an Index. ISBN: 015679201X.

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SACRED AND THE PROFANE

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The Sacred and The Profane

Mircea Eliade

Harper & Row, New York, 1961. First thus. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Translated from the French by Willard R. Trask First edition of the work in this format/ binding, and/or publisher, title, set or series. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 256 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . General shelfwear to covers edges and corners with creasing on the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; France; 1950s; #95154; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 47788. .

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The Sacred And The Profane: The Nature Of Religion

ELIADE, MIRCEA

Harper & Row, New York: 1961. Softcover. Fair condition. Considers the significance of religious myth, symbolism, and ritual within life and culture. An exciting introduction to the religious life of mankind and a welcome relief from those introductory books in religion which present only the bare, sterile 'facts' or which reduce the religious life of mankind to the author's current philosophical point of view. Translated into English from the French by Willard R. Trask. Includes an Index.

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. PAPERBACK. B0029LHWLS . New.

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. PAPERBACK. 015679201X BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|0.55 . New.

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THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE: THE NATURE OF RELIGION

Mircea Eliade

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1961. Softcover. Light shelf wear to covers and page edges. Otherwise a tight, clean softcover book in very good condition. 256p.

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Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt. Used - Like New. Light shelf wear and/or a remainder mark. Complete. Clean pages. Paperback

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. PAPERBACK. B0029LHWLS . New.

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ELIADE, MIRCEA .

Harcourt Brace & Company,, 1987.. Softbound. Fine.

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Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. PAPERBACK. 015679201X . New.

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Eliade, Mircea

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Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Paperback. 015679201X . New. 1968-10-23.

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Chatto And Windus, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. good clean tight text for the year no inscription

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Mircea Eliade

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Used - Good. Good condition. Writing inside.

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THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE

MIRCEA ELIADE

NEW YORK: HARCOURT, BRACE & WORLD, INC., 1959. Soft cover in good condition. Illustrated fron cover. Cover and page edging are slightly soiled. Leaves are clean. Front fly paper is seperated from the hinge from bottom half way up. Has very slight smoke stains. Has 256 pages.. Soft Cover. Good/N/A.

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Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987 256pp.. Paperback. Very Good. Trade Paper.

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Eliade, Mircea

San Diego: Harvest/HBJ, 1959. Later printing. Paperback. Good. Creases to wrappers and spine. Two small closed tears to back wrapper. Text block very good +, no markings.

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Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Paperback. 015679201X . Fair. 1987.

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The Sacred and the Profane

Eliade Mircea

Manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times in terms of space, time, nature, and the cosmos. He compares the human experience of the religious man to the non-religious man. 256 pages, pages are clean and binding is very good, appears unread,; there is a bend on the front cover- all in all an excellent reading copy, delightfully devoid of anyone else's notes and scribblings.

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The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

Harper & Row. Used - Good. Good condition. Writing inside.

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The Sacred and The Profane

Mircea Eliade

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The Sacred and the Profane: the Nature of Religion

Mircea Eliade

Harper Torchbooks, 1961. Paperback. Very Good. Harper Torchbooks, 1961. Very good. , Paperback, Text clean. 256 pages. Light wear. Torchbooks paperback. Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933. We pack and ship with care.

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The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Mircea Eliade

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Used - Good. Good condition. With remainder mark. Highlighting inside. Writing inside.

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Mircea Eliade

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Mircea Eliade

Harcourt Australia. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

New York and Evanston: Harper Torchbooks, The Cloister Library, Harper & Row, Publishers, 1961. Reprint . Soft cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 256pp. Translated by Willard R. Trask. Originally from the library of Sr. Mary of the Compassion, O.P., with her name and other info. in ink to front free endpaper. Mildly ex-library, with no exterior library markings. Several minor dings to extremities of volume, with a little light wear and soiling to exterior. Mild interior soiling to a few pages and hints of creasing to just a few others. Text clean and binding sound

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The Sacred and the Profane

Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace and World, 1959. Book. Near Fine. Paperback. Text clean, binding tight, minor toning to crisp paper covers. Appears unread. Translated by Willard Trask..

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Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

Eliade, Mircea

New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987. 256 pp. Tightly bound. Spine not compromised. Text is free of markings. No ownership markings. . Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Eliade, Mircea

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Paperback. 015679201X Some marking. . Good. 1968-10-23.

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The Sacred and the Profane : The Nature of Religion

Mircea Eliade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1968. Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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The Sacred and the Profane : The Nature of Religion

Mircea Eliade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1968. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Mircea Eliade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1968. Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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