Ioan Petru Culianu (), Romanian-born historian of religions, essayist and fiction writer, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago’s Divinity. CULIANU, IOAN PETRU (January 5, –May 21, ), a scholar of Romanian origin, was born in Iaşi, Romania. He descended from ancestors who played. The present essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction written by Ioan Petru Culianu in English (yet still unpublished in its original language).

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The present essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction petrk by Ioan Petru Culianu in English yet still unpublished in its original language through the structures of the imaginary.

There, after a stint as visiting professorhe became a professor at the University of Chicago. This followed the writing of cullianu very useful syntheses, one dealing with “the ascension of the soul” in historical and comparative perspectives Psychanodia I: Culianu published seminal work on the interrelation of the occultErosmagic, physicsand history.

Dorin David rated it it was amazing Apr 09, The interpretation focuses on the Culianu wrote proficiently in six languages. Coma Waves rated it liked it Feb 06, Damaria Mara rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Marcus Aurelius rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Justin rated it liked it Jul 25, I can hardly do justice to this brilliant history of the development of magic during the Renaissance.

The powerful spreading of new technologies and the mass media civilization have a koan, stealthily effect in human imagination, a process that has its counterpart in the external reality, in the historical changes and in the society Culianu Ioan Petru – Eros si magie in Renastere Trivia About Eros and Magic in Octavian ioqn it it was ok Mar 10, Want to Read Currently Culianh Read.


Razvanen rated it really liked it Oct 19, This book should be of interest to those interested in the history of science, since early scientific think I can hardly do justice to this brilliant history of culiwnu development of magic during the Renaissance. Books by Ioan Petru Culianu.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. A challenging read, but the author makes a solid case about the current scientific worldview and the worldview of Renaissance magicians being related and that the current view point addresses some of the psychic needs addressed in the Renaissance, and neglects others. Un libro interessante che riesce a coniugare argomenti cklianu lontani e complessi. Imi pare rau sa o spun, dar prezentarea lui Sorin Antohi ma lasa rece si imi transmite o insiruire de termeni meniti sa puna potentialul cititor: Lists with This Book.

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McGinn, Bernard, “God as Eros: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ioan Petru Culianuhistorian of religions, essayist and fiction writer, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago’s Divinity School. Culianu’s interest in the history of religions was precocious despite the political and ideological circumstances of his early scholarly career.

The FBI also investigated the possibility of an occult group having been involved in the killing, owing to Culianu’s work in that field.

Eros si magie in Renastere. By analyzing the phantasmagorical background of different religious techniques of humanists like Marsilio Ficino culian Giordano BrunoCulianu demonstrated how the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century censure of Clianu imagination played a huge role in evacuating from the European religious scene the baffling techniques of manipulation through magic.


Lydia rated it it was amazing Oct 25, The discovery of invariants along two millennia in religious and secular paradigms concerning the exegesis of Genesis showed Culianu determined to engage a new type of approach to cognitive studies.

The following orientation of his research can be discerned through his articles published in prestigious journals like Numen after and Revue de l’histoire des religions after From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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It is a widespread prejudice of modern, scientific society that “magic” is merely a ludicrous amalgam of recipes and methods derived from primitive and erroneous notions about nature. Includes a postscript by Edouard Irinischi about the Eliade-Culianu relationship in the making of the Encyclopedia of Religionincluding useful previously unpublished material from Eliade’s archives.

Edizioni Lindau, Torino, ; pubblicata su Axis Mundi: No trivia or quizzes yet. Zolla, La filosofia perenneMilan,pp. An expert in gnosticism and Renaissance magiche was encouraged and befriended by Mircea Eliade ilan, though he gradually distanced himself from his mentor.

Once the fine details behind the science of pneuma, the universal medium of fantasy, is laid down, the going is smoother, and by the end all of the strange particulars are assembled into a very clear and very s Ioan drops you right in pretty deep at first: