As long as you have not grasped that you have to die to grow, you are a troubled guest on the dark earth.
A rock reveals itself to be sacred because its very existence is a hierophany: incompressible, invulnerable, it is that which man is not.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||13th March, 1907|
|Death:||22nd April, 1986|
|Profession:||Historian, Journalist, Novelist, Philosopher, Professor, Writer|
Mircea Eliade was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. He was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion, splitting the human experience of reality into sacred and profane space and sky, has proved influential.
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