Terms and Questions:
Sacred Space and Sacred Time
1. Mircea Eliade
3. Axis mundi
4. Imago mundi
According to Eliade, what is
the difference between the sacred and the profane?
Give several examples, from class and your own
experience of sacred space
What does the establishment of a fixed point of sacred
space have to do with creation?
Give several examples of an axis mundi
How does sacred time differ from profane time?
6. What does sacred time have to do with cosmogony?