The Sacred and Profane - Eliade, Mircea, and Trask, Willard (Translated by)

This is one of my favorite books. Renowned anthropologist and historian of religion Mircea Eliade attempts to describe how religious people experience the sacred. He also gives a fascinating explanation of primitive religions. The popular image of the religion of primitive peoples is pretty unflattering: they worship rocks, animals, and whatnot; ...

The Sacred and Profane 1968, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780156792011

Trade paperback