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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

MIRCEA ELIADE

Professor of the history of religion; author. B. March 9, 1907, Bucharest, Rumania. M.A., 1928, Ph.D., 1932, University of Bucharest. Associate professor, Faculty of Letters, Bucharest University, 1933-39; cultural attaché, Rumanian Legation, London, 1940-41; cultural counselor, Rumanian Legation, Lisbon, 1941-44; visiting professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne, Paris, 1946-48; Haskell lecturer, 1956, visiting professor, history of religion 1956-57, professor, history of religion, 1958 to present: University of Chicago. Director of Zalmoxis, review of religious studies, Paris-Bucharest, 1938-42; member: Rumanian Writers Society (secretary, 1937), Société Asiatique (Paris), Frobenius Institut (Frankfurt).

Dr. Eliades books on the subjects of religion and mysticism, many of which touch on the broad field of parapsychology, include: Yoga (1936); Technique du Yoga (Techniques of Yoga; 1948); Traité d'Histoire des Religions (Patterns in Comparative Religion; 1949; English ed., 1958); Le Chamanisme (Shamanism; 1951); Images et Symboles (Images and Symbols; 1952; Amer. ed., 1961); Forêt Interdite (Forbidden Forest; 1954); The Myth of the Eternal Return (1954); Forgerons et Alchimistes (Blacksmiths and Alchemists; 1956; Amer. ed., The Forge and the Crucible, 1962); Mythes, Rêves et Mystères (Myths, Dreams and Mysteries; 1957; Amer. ed., 1960); Patterns in Comparative Religions (1958); Naissances mystiques (Mystical Births; 1959); The Sacred and the Profane (1959). Residence and business address: Divinity School, University of Chicago, Chicago 37, Illinois.


Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications

 

 



 
 

 

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