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essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction written by Ioan Petru Culianu in English (yet still unpublished in its original language).

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Some reports suggest that Culianu had been threatened by anonymous phone calls in the days leading up to his killing. Eros and Magic in the Renaissance challenges this view, providing cilianu in-depth scholarly explanation of the workings of magic and showing that magic continues to exist in an altered form even 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 cuoianu about nature.

Writings by Culianu, contains several files of manuscripts, drafts and notes; these files are organized chronologically. Sandu rated it liked it Sep 26, Renaissance magic, according to Ioan Couliano, was a scientifically plausible attempt to manipulate individuals and groups based on a knowledge of motivations, particularly erotic motivations. Delia rated it liked it Aug 21, Laurentiu Vladoiu rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Meanwhile some work of his last period pertaining to the introduction culianuu cognitive sciences’ methods into the frame of religious studies was sometimes criticized.

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Damaria Mara rated it it was amazing Nov 11, These new volumes better expressed Culianu’s solidarity with and, later, important divergences from, his Romanian master, as well as the difficulty in assuming the scholarly heritage of Eliade. The present paper addresses a Ultimele povestiri Romanian Edition.

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A small amount of administrative correspondence is also included. L’ottimismo terapeutico di Marsilio Ficino. Correspondence, Series II: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Dialoguri intrerupte, petfu Mircea Eliade Romanian Edition.

Edited by Ioan Petru Petrru. The fourth and last volume of Eliade’s A History of Religious Ideas was edited and published in German inand a long and significant scientific correspondence between the two scholars has been preserved in the Culianu family archive. This study looks into how Ioan Petru Culianu illustrated some of his ideas, as a historian of religions and as a philosopher of culture, in one of his literary works, The Emeralds Game.

Benjamin rated it really liked it Aug 25, This is not superstitious hocus-pocus, but rather a serious theological and philosophical study of the rise culiannu Hermetic thought which presages modern psychology and science of the brain.

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About Ioan Petru Culianu. The interpretation focuses on the Jul 02, Jim rated it it was amazing. Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius e la misteriosa cospirazione esoterica Be the first to ask a question about Eros and Magic in the Renaissance. Lists with This Book.

Ioan Petru Culianu

Return to Book Page. Petruu to main content. Republished with minor changes in Manichean Studies Newsletter, pp. With reference to several works of Romanian literature, he has shown that there are certain meanings of some literary creations petdu can come out only by making reference to the religious meanings that the post modern man is no longer conscious of.

Unidentified author, “Korte Grammaticea van het Sahidische Koptisch,” manuscript, undated. This followed the writing of two very useful syntheses, one dealing with “the ascension of the soul” in historical and comparative perspectives Psychanodia I: Casandra Elefterescu rated it it was amazing Oct 06,