Mircea Eliade The Sacred and the frikilife.com | Sacred | Religious Belief And DoctrineIt was a terrible power, manifested lished in , still persists. Its success was certainly in the divine wrath. In- In Das Heilige Otto sets himself to discover the char- stead of studying the ideas of God and religion, Otto acteristics of this frightening and irrational experience. Gifted with great psychological subtlety, and the awe-inspiring mystery mysterium tremendum , the thoroughly prepared by his twofold training as theo- majesty majestas that emanates an overwhelming logian and historian of religions, he succeeded in de- superiority of power; he finds religious fear before the termining the content and specific characteristics of fascinating mystery mysterium fascimms in which religious experience. Passing over the rational and perfect fullness of being flowers. Otto characterizes all speculative side of religion, he concentrated chiefly on these experiences as numinous from Latin numen, god , its irrational aspect. For Otto had read Luther and had for they are induced by the revelation of an aspect of understood what the "living God" meant to a believer.
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Skip to search form Skip to main content. Rennie Published Building upon earlier analysis of Eliade's 'sacred' as 'the intentional object of human experience that is apprehended as the real' Rennie , 21 this article pursues the concept of the apprehension of the sacred in empirical experience as described by Eliade in his discussion of religious symbols. Using a vareity of visual analogies an attempt is made to understand what Eliade's understanding might imply and how this 'perception of the sacred' might come about. View PDF. Save to Library. Create Alert.
One of the essential works of religion that can supplement any standard textbook on comparative or world religions: this is a classic text that students should read. One of the seminal books of religious scholarship not theology, but the study of religion as religion. Because its seminal, some of it is pretty basic, and other parts don't quite work cross Mircea Eliade. This is one of my favorite books.