Mark Sedgwick

in Against the Modern World

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152975
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835225 | DOI:

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This chapter considers the impact of Traditionalism on the discipline of religious studies through the activities there of Mircea Eliade. It also considers other interactions of Traditionalism and education: Louis Dumont in French sociology, Rabbi L”on Ask”nazi and French Judaism, and the activities in France of Schuon’s one-time follower Henri Hartung, a pioneer in executive and continuing education. It ends with the adventures of a Traditionalist-inspired cult leader and guru, Paul de S”ligny, founder of various 1960s groups.

Keywords: religious studies; Eliade; sociology; Judaism; Hartung; executive education; continuing education; 1960s; cult; guru

Chapter.  7511 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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