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priori sacred reality. Other scholars who used the notion of sacred as an
important interpretive term during this period included the sociologist Emile
Durkheim in France, and the psychologist-philosopher Max Scheler in Germany.
Sacred The recognition of sacred power in the myth is related sounds to the
notion that sound itself has creative power — in particular special, sacred sounds
. Sometimes these sounds are words, such as the name of god, divine myth, a
If the notion of sacred relations manifestation is extended to include the social
relationships (especially tabus) in a community, then communal relations can be
viewed as a dimension through which the sacred is manifested. Here human ...
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