ELEMENTS TOWARDS A CREATIVE HERMENEUTICS: METHODOLOGICAL PRECAUTIONS IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION

Madeea Axinciuc

Abstract


The study aims at a revision and a re-appraisal of Eliade’s allusive theory regarding the prerequisites and the necessity of reconfiguring the study of religion as a new integrative reasearch area relevant for the understanding of human mind. Special emphasis will be laid on highlighting, in a critical manner, the methodological framework envisaged by Eliade for the development of this new ‘Phenomenology of the Mind’, with a special focus on his approach indicating towards a ‘creative hermeneutics’.
Terms and concepts such as ‘perspectivism’, ‘creativity’, ‘scientific discourse’ are revisited in the light of the new methodological framework under discussion.

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European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

 

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