By Mircea Eliade
As in his earlier paintings, Eliade will pay specific cognizance to heresies, people ideals, and cults of mystery knowledge, resembling alchemy and sorcery, and keeps the dialogue, all started in previous volumes, of pre-Christian shamanistic practices in northern Europe and the syncretistic culture of Tibetan Buddhism. those subcultures, he keeps, are as vital because the better-known orthodoxies to an entire knowing of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
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