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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:   Book Review (4)  
Page: of 1 pages

Islam, Fundamentalism & Betrayal of Tradition
Joseph Lumbard explains the reason he assembled the series of essays in the book "Islam, Fundamentalism and the Betrayal of Tradition."
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 07 seconds
Low Res File Size - 3.4M
High Res File Size - 6M
Lings' Book on Prophet Muhammad
Dr. Jean-Louis Michon praises Martin Lings’ most popular book, "Muhammad: his life based on the earliest sources," including its significant contribution to Western studies on the life of the Prophet.
Total Running Time - 25 seconds
Low Res File Size - 1.3M
High Res File Size - 2.3M
Schuon’s Most Important Books
Seyyed Hossein Nasr lists and descibes Schuon's four most important books.
Total Running Time - 7 minutes 52 seconds
Low Res File Size - 24.5M
High Res File Size -42.1M
Schuon's Most Important Books
Patrick Laude speaks about the totality of Schuon's corpus and then lists what he considers are Schuon’s five most important books.
Total Running Time - 7 minutes 41 seconds
Low Res File Size - 22.4M
High Res File Size - 31M

 Interviews with:   Stoddart, William (13)  
Page: of 3 pages

A Summary of Frithjof Schuon's Thoughts on Beauty
A clip of Frithjof Schuon's thoughts on the necessity of beauty.
Total Running Time - 1 minute, 48 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.6M
High Res File Size - 9.6M
Adhering to an Orthodox Religion
William Stoddart explains the necessity of adhering to an orthodox religion according to Guenon, Schuon and the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 39 seconds
Low Res File Size - 2.1M
High Res File Size - 3.6M
Ananda Coomaraswamy
William Stoddart speaks about the background and writings of Ananda Coomaraswamy, including his contribution to the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 22 seconds
Low Res File Size - 7.1M
High Res File Size - 12.6M
Burckhardt's Contributions
William Stoddart speaks in detail about several of Titus Burckhardt's contributions to the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 12 seconds
Low Res File Size -4.7M
High Res File Size - 6.3M
Detachment, Objectivity & Virtue
William Stoddart speaks about Schuon’s emphasis on detachment, objectivity and virtue, which result in true premises and rigorous reasoning.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 51 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.8M
High Res File Size - 10.1M

/uploads/artists/15.jpg William Stoddart is a perennialist author, editor, and translator who has been active in advancing the understanding of the writings of Frithjof Schuon, Titus Burckhardt, and others, for many years. Dr. Stoddart's most recent publication with World Wisdom are An Illustrated Outline of Buddhism: The Essentials of Buddhist Spirituality, What Does Islam Mean in Today’s World?, and Outline of Sufism: The Essentials of Islamic Spirituality. A compilation of his writings, Remembering in a World of Forgetting, was edited by M. Soares de Azevedo and A. Vasconcellos Queiroz. Stoddart also edited The Essential Titus Burckhardt, and is perhaps the greatest authority on the work of this great Swiss traditionalist. Dr. Stoddart's other contributions in World Wisdom books include:

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