• The history of religions reaches down and makes contact with that which is essentially human: the relation of man to the sacred. The history of religions can play an extremely important role in the crisis we are living through. The crises of modern man are to a large extent religious ones, insofar as they are an awakening of his awareness to an absence of meaning.

    "Ordeal by Labyrinth: Conversations with Claude-Henri Rocquet". Book by Mircea Eliade, p. 148, 1982.