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A history of religious ideas 2 : from Gautama Buddha to the triumph of christianity, Mircea Eliade ; translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. --

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A history of religious ideas 2 : from Gautama Buddha to the triumph of christianity
Title
A history of religious ideas 2
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from Gautama Buddha to the triumph of christianity
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Mircea Eliade ; translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. --
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  • fre
  • eng
Summary
In volume 2 of this monumental work, Mircea Eliade continues his magisterial progress through the history of religious ideas. The religions of ancient China, Brahmanism and Hinduism, Buddha and his contemporaries, Roman religion, Celtic and German religions, Judaism, the Hellenistic period, the Iranian syntheses, and the birth of Christianity-all are encompassed in this volume
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1907-1986
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Eliade, Mircea
Dewey number
291
Index
index present
LC call number
BL48
LC item number
.E3813 1978eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
History of religious ideas
Series volume
no. 2
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  • Religion
  • Religions
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  • Religion
  • Religions
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A history of religious ideas 2 : from Gautama Buddha to the triumph of christianity, Mircea Eliade ; translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. --
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Note
  • Translation of Histoire des croyances et des idees religieuses
  • Vol. 3 translated by Alf Hiltebeitel and Diane Apostolow-Cappadona
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Contents
  • Preface; 16. The Religions of Ancient China; 126. Religious beliefs in the Neolithic period; 127. Religion in the Bronze Age: The God of Heaven and the ancestors; 128. The exemplary dynasty: The Chou; 129. The origin and organizing of the world; 130. Polarities, alternation, and reintegration; 131. Confucius: The power of the rites; 132. Lao Tzŭ and Taoism; 133. Techniques of long life; 134. The Taoists and alchemy; 17. Brahmanism and Hinduism: The First Philosophies and Techniques of Salvation; 135. ""All is suffering . . .""; 136. Methods of attaining the supreme ""awakening""
  • 137. History of ideas and chronology of texts138. Presystematic Vedanta; 139. The spirit according to Samkhya-Yoga; 140. The meaning of Creation: Helping in the deliverance of spirit; 141. The meaning of deliverance; 142. Yoga: Concentration on a single object; 143. Techniques of Yoga; 144. The role of the God in Yoga; 145. Samadhi and the ""miraculous powers""; 146. Final deliverance; 18. The Buddha and His Contemporaries; 147. Prince Siddhartha; 148. The Great Departure; 149. The ""Awakening."" The preaching of the Law; 150. Devadatta's schism. Last conversion. The Buddha enters parinirvana
  • 151. The religious milieu: The wandering ascetics152. Mahavira and the ""Saviors of the World""; 153. Jain doctrines and practices; 154. The Ajivikas and the omnipotence of ""destiny""; 19. The Message of the Buddha: From the Terror of the Eternal Return to the Bliss of the Inexpressible; 155. The man struck by a poisoned arrow . . .; 156. The four Noble Truths and the Middle Path. Why?; 157. The impermanence of things and the doctrine of anatta; 158. The way that leads to nirvana; 159. Techniques of meditation and their illumination by ""wisdom""; 160. The paradox of the Unconditioned
  • 20. Roman Religion: From Its Origins to the Prosecution of the Bacchanals (ca. 186)161. Romulus and the sacrificial victim; 162. The 'historicization"" of Indo-European myths; 163. Specific characteristics of Roman religiosity; 164. The private cult: Penates, Lares, Manes; 165. Priesthoods, augurs, and religious brotherhoods; 166. Jupiter, Mars, Quirinus, and the Capitoline triad; 167. The Etruscans: Enigmas and hypotheses; 168. Crises and catastrophes: From the Gallic suzerainty to the Second Punic War; 21. Celts, Germans, Thracians, and Getae; 169. Persistence of prehistoric elements
  • 170. The Indo-European heritage171. Is it possible to reconstruct the Celtic pantheon?; 172. The Druids and their esoteric teaching; 173. Yggdrasill and the cosmogony of the ancient Germans; 174. The Aesir and the Vanir. Óðinn and his ""shamanic"" powers; 175. War, ecstasy, and death; 176. The Aesir: Týr, Thór, Baldr; 177. The Vanir gods. Loki. The end of the world; 178. The Thracians, ""great anonyms"" of history; 179. Zalmoxis and ""immortalization""; 22. Orpheus, Pythagoras, and the New Eschatology; 180. Myths of Orpheus, lyre-player and ""founder of initiations""
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Label
A history of religious ideas 2 : from Gautama Buddha to the triumph of christianity, Mircea Eliade ; translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. --
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Histoire des croyances et des idees religieuses
  • Vol. 3 translated by Alf Hiltebeitel and Diane Apostolow-Cappadona
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; 16. The Religions of Ancient China; 126. Religious beliefs in the Neolithic period; 127. Religion in the Bronze Age: The God of Heaven and the ancestors; 128. The exemplary dynasty: The Chou; 129. The origin and organizing of the world; 130. Polarities, alternation, and reintegration; 131. Confucius: The power of the rites; 132. Lao Tzŭ and Taoism; 133. Techniques of long life; 134. The Taoists and alchemy; 17. Brahmanism and Hinduism: The First Philosophies and Techniques of Salvation; 135. ""All is suffering . . .""; 136. Methods of attaining the supreme ""awakening""
  • 137. History of ideas and chronology of texts138. Presystematic Vedanta; 139. The spirit according to Samkhya-Yoga; 140. The meaning of Creation: Helping in the deliverance of spirit; 141. The meaning of deliverance; 142. Yoga: Concentration on a single object; 143. Techniques of Yoga; 144. The role of the God in Yoga; 145. Samadhi and the ""miraculous powers""; 146. Final deliverance; 18. The Buddha and His Contemporaries; 147. Prince Siddhartha; 148. The Great Departure; 149. The ""Awakening."" The preaching of the Law; 150. Devadatta's schism. Last conversion. The Buddha enters parinirvana
  • 151. The religious milieu: The wandering ascetics152. Mahavira and the ""Saviors of the World""; 153. Jain doctrines and practices; 154. The Ajivikas and the omnipotence of ""destiny""; 19. The Message of the Buddha: From the Terror of the Eternal Return to the Bliss of the Inexpressible; 155. The man struck by a poisoned arrow . . .; 156. The four Noble Truths and the Middle Path. Why?; 157. The impermanence of things and the doctrine of anatta; 158. The way that leads to nirvana; 159. Techniques of meditation and their illumination by ""wisdom""; 160. The paradox of the Unconditioned
  • 20. Roman Religion: From Its Origins to the Prosecution of the Bacchanals (ca. 186)161. Romulus and the sacrificial victim; 162. The 'historicization"" of Indo-European myths; 163. Specific characteristics of Roman religiosity; 164. The private cult: Penates, Lares, Manes; 165. Priesthoods, augurs, and religious brotherhoods; 166. Jupiter, Mars, Quirinus, and the Capitoline triad; 167. The Etruscans: Enigmas and hypotheses; 168. Crises and catastrophes: From the Gallic suzerainty to the Second Punic War; 21. Celts, Germans, Thracians, and Getae; 169. Persistence of prehistoric elements
  • 170. The Indo-European heritage171. Is it possible to reconstruct the Celtic pantheon?; 172. The Druids and their esoteric teaching; 173. Yggdrasill and the cosmogony of the ancient Germans; 174. The Aesir and the Vanir. Óðinn and his ""shamanic"" powers; 175. War, ecstasy, and death; 176. The Aesir: Týr, Thór, Baldr; 177. The Vanir gods. Loki. The end of the world; 178. The Thracians, ""great anonyms"" of history; 179. Zalmoxis and ""immortalization""; 22. Orpheus, Pythagoras, and the New Eschatology; 180. Myths of Orpheus, lyre-player and ""founder of initiations""
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880878213
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1 online resource (565 pages).
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9780226027357
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