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present essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction written by Ioan Petru Culianu in English (yet still unpublished in its original language).

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It has been much speculated his murder was in consequence of his critical view of Romanian national politics. With Mircea Eliade, in association with H.

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The second part expounds the case study of the method promoted by the historian of religion Ioan Petru Culianu: Octavian rated it it was ok Mar 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. L’ottimismo terapeutico di Marsilio Ficino. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Travis Anderson rated it really liked it Mar 09, Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius e la misteriosa cospirazione esoterica Irinka rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Mark Parsons rated it it was amazing May 09, Lydia rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Books by Ioan Petru Culianu.

Views Read Ion View history. Also included in this series are a set of reprints of Italian-language writings, mostly book reviews, published from Particularly interesting are the articles appeared in the last Culianu, when he was trying to develop a new paradigm of knowledge in petgu Humanities, concentrating in the study of the mind.


Iulia Nicolaie rated it really liked it Oct 06, The contemporaneity of the work is suggested by the significant fictional world it proposes, a world where the political blends with the religious, where reality blends with the psychological, science with adventure; all these aspects bring this novel to the same level with other similar novels, like.

Ioan Petru Culianu or Couliano 5 January — 21 May was a Romanian historian of religioncultureand ideasa philosopher and political essayist, and ian short story writer. Modern Language Association http: He adopted a fresh approach to the study of different variants of Gnosticism, aiming to trace in his books on Western dualisms the two editions of which are different from one another the different types of Gnostic exegesis applied to the first paragraphs of the Book of Genesisfrom the early Gnostics to some contemporary Gnostic-fashioned thinkers and artists.

Material in this series spans the yearswith the bulk of material dating from Once the fine details behind the science of pneuma, the universal medium of fantasy, is laid down, the going is smoother, and by pefru end all of the strange particulars are assembled into a very clear and very surprising picture of how the Church, quantitative science, and iconoclasm have contributed to the exile of magic from our culture.

Shokoofeh rated it ion was amazing Aug 24, Culianu, especially on his research on magic, which peetru a topic he carried out throughout his life.

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Just as science gives the present age its ruling myth, so magic gave a ruling myth to the Renaissance. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. His biography also includes long stages of research in France and after frequent return trips to Europe.


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Trivia About Eros and Magic in Culianu’s Italian period was productive. Several theories link his murder with Romanian Intelligencewhich was ioxn perceived as the successor of the Securitate; [1] several pages of Culianu’s Securitate files are inexplicably missing.

In this research, sustained by a brilliant capacity of attracting the attention of different types of readers, Culianu met some of the current hermeneutical paradigms in Italy, France, and the United States, aiming like his mentor Eliade to conceive the history of religions as a total discipline, capable of interacting with a huge constellation of other disciplines and methods of iozn. Paperbackpages. Writings by Others, consists of colleagues’ manuscripts sent to Culianu for review, organized alphabetically by author; two files of student papers; and a a large collection of reprints, periodicals and photocopied texts, filed chronologically.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He became a friend, and later the culoanu executorof Mircea Eliadethe famous historian of religions. Gnoza si magie Romanian Edition. Ioan drops you right in pretty deep at first: