RELIGION: The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion. MIRCEA ELIADE

  title={RELIGION: The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion. MIRCEA ELIADE},
  author={William A. Lessa},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
  • W. Lessa
  • Published 1 December 1959
  • Philosophy
  • American Anthropologist
5 Citations
What Space for Female Subjectivity in the Post-Secular?
This article heeds previous calls for revitalized feminist accounts of gender and religion. Having identified post-secular female pilgrimages as practices that actuate a ‘third space’, we claim that
Pilgrimage mobilities: a de Certeauian perspective
ABSTRACT Post-secular constructions of space and re-configurations of traditional sacred places are examined inspired by de Certeau’s conceptual quadrant of space, place, strategy and tactics. De
The factory of illusions in the ‘Third Rome’:Circus Maximus as a space of fascist simulation
Although the site of the ancient Circus Maximus was one of the most loaded spaces of the Fascist ‘Third Rome’, it has received limited attention as a privileged site where a dizzying array of myths
Religious Autonomy and Religious Entrepreneurship: An Evolutionary-Institutionalist’s Take on the Axial Age
AbstractThrough the first millennium bce, religio-cultural revolutions occurred in China, Greece, Israel, and India. Commonly referred to as the Axial Age, this epoch has been identified by some
Making Land Sacred: Inscriptional Evidence for Buddhist Kings and Brahman Priests in Medieval Bengal1
AbstractIn research on premodern South Asia, land-grant inscriptions have typically been mined for historical and geographical data. This article suggests that copperplate land-grant inscriptions may