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The persistence of religion

Kees Willem Bolle

The persistence of religion

an essay on Tantrism and Sri Aurobindo"s philosophy

by Kees Willem Bolle

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghose, Aurobindo, -- 1872-1950,
  • Tantrism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [128]-134.

    Statementby Kees W. Bolle. With a preface by Mircea Eliade.
    SeriesStudies in the history of religions; supplements to Numen, 8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315286M

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      The persistence of memory, the “eternal return” of mythological time that Eliade prized as a scholar and artist seeking to open up paths to a sacred existence, is itself contingent upon a repression of another kind of memory: the historical and : Jeremy Biles. Weber and the Persistence of Religion Social Theory, This book shows how the peculiar disembodied character of contemporary spirituality and religion, along with the disenchanted character of public life, may be formally related to the increasingly disembodied, immaterial character of value in capitalist societies.

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