A critical look at the development of the phenomenological approach to the study of religion, revealing its evaluative and metaphysical concepts.
The diary of Mircea Eliade, the seminal thinker on religion, during the period he served as a diplomat in Portugal.
A unique consideration of the work of Mircea Eliade highlighting scholarship from outside the Anglophone world.
A lively critique of the study of religion in the modern academy, one that makes the scholar of religion a cultural critic rather than a caretaker of a religious tradition or a guru dispensing timeless wisdom.
Assesses Mircea Eliade's contribution to the contemporary understanding of religion and the academic study of religion.
Examines the political views implicit in the mythological theories of three of the most widely read popularizers of myth in the twentieth century, C. G. Jung, Mircea Eliade, and Joseph Campbell.