The Encyclopedia of religion, Volume 4

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Macmillan, 1987 - Religion - 585 pages

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The question of the Human Body (Eliade, Mircea, Encyclopedia of Religion, Vol. 6, God - Ichi, 6:499) and its disposition is intriguing. What survives human life? Organic life exists for a finite ... Read full review

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Young, editor of An Anthology of Sacred Texts By and About Women (Crossroad, 1993), has produced a monumental work containing more than 600 articles and more than 300 photographs with information ... Read full review


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Mircea Eliade founded the modern study of the history of religions and wrote many books, including " Essential Sacred Writings from Around the World" and " The Sacred and the Profane.

Ioan P. Couliano was the professional heir to Mircea Eliade and the author of " Out of This World" and " The Tree of Gnosis.

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