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Author QuotedMircea Eliade
Title QuotedImages and symbols : studies in religious symbolism / Mircea Eliade ; transl. by Philip Mairet
Date (Year/Month/Day)1962/05/10
ImprintNew York : Sheed and Ward. [1961]
QuotationFascinating books by Mircea Eliade. Finished (two days ago) Image and Symbol and began today the new one, Forge and Crucible, about alchemists. Opening up the meaning of myth in primitive technology which is always mystical. Why engineers are happy without religion?
Quotation SourceTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 218
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