Individual Author Record
Name: Mircea EliadePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1907 in Bucharest, Romania Sites:
Illinois ConnectionEliade was a professor at the University of Chicago for many years.
Biographical and Professional InformationMircia Eliade was educated as a philosopher. He published extensively in the history of religions and acted as editor-in-chief of Macmillan's Encyclopedia of Religion. The influence of his thought, through these works and through thirty years as director of History of Religions department at the University of Chicago, is considerable.
*''The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structure of Alchemy '', University of Chicago Press, 1979*''History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries'', University of Chicago Press, 1981*''A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms'', University of Chicago Press, 1988*''Images and Symbols (With Philip Mairet)'', Princeton University Press, 1991*''Bengal Nights: A Novel '', University of Chicago Press, 1994*''Patterns in Comparative Religion'', Bison Books, 1996*''Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (With Willard Trask and Wendy Doniger)'', Princeton University Press, 2004*''The Myth of the Eternal Return: Cosmos and History'', Princeton University Press, 2005*''Rites and Symbols of Initiation: The Mysteries of Birth and Rebirth'', Spring Publications, 2009*''Yoga: Immortality and Freedom '', Princeton University Press , 2009