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Clip Title: Schuon’s Most Important Books
Summary: 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
 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:   Smith, Huston (6)  
Page: of 2 pages

Daily Spiritual Life
Huston Smith explains how he incorporates Schuon’s writings into his daily spiritual life.
Total Running Time -3 minutes 09 seconds
Low Res File Size - 8.9M
High Res File Size - 15.7M
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
Esoterism & Exoterism
Huston Smith discusses Schuon’s ability to reconcile the outward differences between the forms of the world’s religions (exoterism) with their common inner truths (esoterism.
Total Running Time -3 minutes 21 seconds
Low Res File Size - 9.4M
High Res File Size - 16.8M
Modern Philosophers
Huston Smith compares Frithjof Schuon to other contemporary philosophers.
Total Running Time -1 minutes 52 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.3M
High Res File Size - 9.3M
Schuon’s Historical Context
Huston Smith situates Frithjof Schuon in the context of historical philosophers and explains the importance of Schuon's writings for our times.
Total Running Time -2 minutes 03 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.8M
High Res File Size - 10.5M

/uploads/artists/22.jpg Huston Smith is one of the most prominent voices in the contemporary study of religion and spirituality. His book, The World's Religions, is used in countless classes, and Prof. Smith's other books are widely respected in the field. Much of his work over the years deals with the tenets of the Perennial Philosophy. Huston Smith's contributions to World Wisdom's books and DVDs include:
  • The "Foreword" in The Essential Sophia, also:
    • "What They Have That We Lack: A Tribute to the Native Americans Via Joseph Epes Brown", and
    • "The Master-Disciple Relationship"
  • The "Foreword" in Journeys East
  • The "Foreword" in The Eye of the Heart
  • "Hope, Yes; Progress, No" in Every Branch in Me

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