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essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction written by Ioan Petru Culianu in English (yet still unpublished in its original language).

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Mark Parsons rated it it was amazing May 09, According to Tereza Culianu-Petrescu, “of all the hypotheses regarding the murder, the only one privileged by evidence … is that of a iona assassination” in S.

Jun 19, M. Culianu’s last writings include discussion on the joan of determining the nature of religion as a mind game. Culianu’s Italian period was productive.

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Refresh and try again. He has been also a pioneer in the study of the historical vicissitudes that caused imagination to change from a civilization based on magic, as it was the Renaissance, to the modern one based on science. Culianu had divorced his first wife, and at the time of his death was engaged to Hillary Wiesner, a year-old graduate student at Harvard University. Mircea Eliade, is a collection of material related to Culianu’s mentor, a leading scholar of religious studies. 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present essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction written by Ioan Petru Culianu in English yet still unpublished in its original language through the structures of the imaginary.


Radu Stoica rated it it was amazing Oct 03, Most of the correspondence is professional in nature, prtru most correspondents are Culianu’s colleagues at universities in the United States and Europe.

L’ottimismo terapeutico di Marsilio Ficino. No trivia pertu quizzes yet. Paperbackpages. 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 enquiry.

Contains revelations concerning their relationship, —and for the historiography of the history of religions. To ask other readers questions about Eros and Magic in the Renaissanceplease sign up. Razvanen rated it really liked it Oct 19, This novel is more than mere detective fiction, it is also a magic and esoteric novel, and to understand it we need to refer to magic, astrologic or geomantic practices.

Brilliant, radical, esoteric, complex, difficult, sheer genius. In addition, the magician relied on a profound knowledge of the art of memory to manipulate the imaginations of his subjects. Bydlo Suka rated it really liked it Aug 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem. One of the purposes of this paper is to shed a light on the work of Ioan Pftru. The identity of the killer and the motive are still unknown. Reflections on Cosmic Love in the Christian Tradition,” manuscript and correspondence, Learn more at Author Central.

Cristian Neacsu rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Log In Sign Up. The basic idea is that the literary work is not just a creation of the imagination but it possesses certain values, which Alexandra Nitu rated it really liked it Dec 30, Damaria Mara rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Un ottimo testo d’approfondimento per chi si interessa di esoterismo e magia in chiave non solamente storica. Material in this series spans the yearsand includes drafts of writings about Eliade by Culianu and other colleagues; editorial and personal correspondence; reprints of Eliade’s writings; and memorial material such as obituaries.


Eros and Magic in the Renaissance

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Eros and Magic in the Renaissance challenges this view, providing an in-depth scholarly explanation of the workings of magic and showing that magic continues to exist in an altered form even today.

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