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Clip Title: Response to Perennialist Ideas
Summary: James Cutsinger discusses his experiences teaching Perennialist ideas at the university level.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 35 seconds
Low Res File Size - 7.6M
High Res File Size - 13.7M
 Subject:   Hinduism (8)  
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American Indian Religion & Character
Frithjof Schuon speaks about American Indian spirituality and the qualities of the old-timers he met in the 1950s and '60s--what he called the "Indian spirit".
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 56 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.4M
High Res File Size - 9.8M
Ananda Coomaraswamy
Jean-Claude Petitpierre describes the significance of Ananda Coomaraswamy’s writings and their place in the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 25 seconds
Low Res File Size - 1.2M
High Res File Size - 2.4M
Discovering Schuon
Huston Smith explains how he came upon the works of Frithjof Schuon and the impact they have had on his life and career.
Total Running Time -6 minutes 03 seconds
Low Res File Size - 16.9M
High Res File Size - 30.3M
Jagadguru of Kanchi
Petitpierre relates his experiences meeting HH the 68th Jagadguru of Kanchipurum and his role as an intermediary between the Jagadguru and Frithjof Schuon.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 45 seconds
Low Res File Size - 7.2M
High Res File Size - 14.5M
Living Within One Religion
Rama Coomaraswamy explains his father's thought about the importance of living within the sacred form of one religion, even though all religions have a convergence of the same underlying truths. His comments summarize part of Schuon's thought on Hinduism.
Total Running Time -5 minutes 04 seconds
Low Res File Size - 14.5M
High Res File Size - 25.7M

 Interviews with:   Cutsinger, James (8)  
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Defining "Perennial Philosophy"
James Cutsinger outlines the historical use of the term Perennial Philosophy, and provides metaphors to illustrate his definition of the term.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 28 seconds
Low Res File Size - 7.2M
High Res File Size - 13M
Esoteric Ecumenism
James Cutsinger clarifies the differences between "esoteric ecumenism" and exoteric ecumenism.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 45 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.2M
High Res File Size - 9.3M
Keys to Inter-faith Dialogue
James Cutsinger discusses how the Perennial Philosophy provides keys to inter-faith dialogue.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 50 seconds
Low Res File Size -5.4M
High Res File Size - 9.7M
Perennialism/Christianity
James Cutsinger speaks about the Perennial Philosophy and Christianity, including the holy trinity.
Total Running Time - 4 minutes 40 seconds
Low Res File Size - 13.5M
High Res File Size - 24.5M
Perennialist Scholarship
James Cutsinger compares what he calls "Perennialist scholarship" to other prevailing approaches to religious study in the academic world.
Total Running Time - 3 minutes 34 seconds
Low Res File Size - 10.5M
High Res File Size - 18.8M

/uploads/artists/5.jpg James S. Cutsinger is an author, editor, and teacher whose writings focus primarily on Perennialism and the theology and spirituality of the Christian East. He is professor of Theology and Religious Thought at the University of South Carolina. Prof. Cutsinger has edited a series of new editions of books by Frithjof Schuon (click here to see the list of books). His other contributions to World Wisdom's books include:
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