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Images and Symbols : Studies in Religious Symbolism
by Mircea Eliade and Philip Mairet


Overview - Mircea Eliade--one of the most renowned expositors of the psychology of religion, mythology, and magic--shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came before that of discursive and logical reasoning, but is still an essential function of human consciousness.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Mircea Eliade--one of the most renowned expositors of the psychology of religion, mythology, and magic--shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came before that of discursive and logical reasoning, but is still an essential function of human consciousness. The author describes and analyzes some of the most powerful and ubiquitous symbols that have ruled the mythological thinking of people of the East and West in many times and at many levels of cultural development.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780691020686
  • ISBN-10: 069102068X
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publish Date: June 1991
  • Page Count: 192

Series: Mythos (Paperback)

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Books > Religion > Comparative Religion
Books > Social Science > Folklore & Mythology

 
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