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Mysticism Sacred and Profane

R. C. Zaehner

Mysticism Sacred and Profane

by R. C. Zaehner

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Published by Oxford Univ Pr (Txt) .
Written in English


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Galaxy Books

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Number of Pages274
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Open LibraryOL7385727M
ISBN 100195002296
ISBN 109780195002294

This page summarises Mircea Eliade's The Sacred & The Profane (), Chapter 1 on Sacred Space.. SACRED SPACE. Eliade claims that, whereas for non-religious man the spatial aspect of the world is basically experienced as uniformly neutral, for religious man it was experienced as non-homogeneous, partly sacred and partly not so. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zaehner, R. C. (Robert Charles), Mysticism sacred and profane. New York: Oxford University Press,

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  R.C. Zaehner’s discussion of Jung’s thought in Mysticism Sacred and Profane () – a book I’d highly recommend in its own right! – is something of a touchstone in practice for me, without my having read enough of Jung directly to evaluate it thoroughly. Like Like. As opposed to this backward movement of the religious expressions of mysticism, a Christian repetition must move forward beyond the death of a primordial or original sacred to an eschatological coincidentia oppositorum that reconciles and unites the sacred and the profane. Quite naturally Christian theology has turned aside from the problem of.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. R /5(6). Mysticism Sacred and Profane book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An Inquiry into some Varieties of Praeternatural Experi /5. Originally published in ‘Mysticism Sacred and Profane – An Inquiry into some Varieties of Praeternatural Experience’ was written by Robert Charles Zaehner ().

The basis of the book is a refutation of Aldous Huxley’s claim that mescaline is able to produce a mystical experience in those who use the drug; set against a wider.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Mysticism sacred and profane by R. Zaehner,Oxford University Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   Mysticism sacred and profane: an inquiry into some varieties of praeternatural experience Item Preview Mysticism sacred and profane: an inquiry into some varieties of praeternatural experience by Zaehner, R.

(Robert Charles), Publication date TopicsPages: In this book, Eliade writes first in an accesible, then in a most respectful style on religion, magic, initiation, mysticism, and the profane. From the outset, though the book's title states it concerns religion, in which the object of study begins with the Divine, and then continues on consequently to man, Eliade rather begins with man and Cited by: In his recent work Mysticism, Sacred and Profane: An inquiry into some varieties of Praternatural Experience (Oxford, Clarendon Press,pp.

XVIII) Zaehner probes deep into some items of modern psychologic experience in the light of the comparative history of religions. The immediate occasion for his book has been provided by. In his recent work Mrysticism, Sacred. and Profane: An inquiry into some varieties of Praternatural Experience (Oxford, Clarendon Press,pp.

XVIII) Zaehner probes deep into some items of modern psychologic experience in the light of the comparative history of religions. The immediate occasion for his book has been provided by.

The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Me, I find indulging my agnosticism - by way of a deep interest in the history and philosophy of religion - more interesting that being an angry anti-theist. In that pursuit I am indebted to historians, philosophers, psychologists, and theologians of the 20th century/5.

'Mysticism Sacred and Profane' by R. Zaehner: LIBRARY. books. In this book, first published inProfessor Zaehner analyzes various types of praeternatural experiences ranging from the sensations produced by such drugs as mescalin to the mystical states described by the Christian and Muslim mystics and the various schools of.

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Sacred and Profane. After Zaehner's initial works on Zoroastrianism, Mysticism. Sacred and Profane () was his first published on another subject. It followed his assumption of the Spalding chair at All Souls College, Oxford. The book's conversational style delivers clarity and wisdom on a difficult subject, and along the way are found many.

Mysticism: Sacred and Profane by R.C. Zaehner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The sacred–profane dichotomy is an idea posited by French sociologist Émile Durkheim, who considered it to be the central characteristic of religion: "religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things, that is to say, things set apart and forbidden." In Durkheim's theory, the sacred represented the interests of the group, especially unity, which were embodied.

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This is mostly for my benefit; things that I want to remember. Mysticism, Sacred and Profane r -Buy this book. "Utilizing sacred texts, together with the psychology of Jung, the poetry of Rimbaud, the manic states of at least one of his friends, and an experience of his own with mescaline, (Zaehner) distinguishes sharply between monistic mysticism on the one hand and theistic mysticism on the other" -- Saturday Review/5.

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Mysticism sacred and profane by R. C. Zaehner; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Profaniteit, Mystiek, Godsdiensten, Mysticism, Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience.The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion (Harvest Book) Paperback – 31 Dec In this book, Eliade writes first in an accesible, then in a most respectful style on religion, magic, initiation, mysticism, and the profane.

From the outset, though the book's title states it concerns religion, in which the object of study begins with /5(90). Mysticism and Meditation: Buddhist and Christian. John A helpful in understanding mysticism, Buddhist and Christian.

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