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A Definition of the Perennial Philosophy
Treasures of the World's Religions
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
Books on Hinduism
Where to look to "see God Everywhere"?
The Sacred Worlds Series
What is the Sun Dance Religion? Video Presentation
Insights into the early Christian Desert Fathers and Mothers
Quranic perspective on the nature of man: Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Every Branch In Me: Who are we as "human" beings?
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What are the foundations of Christian art?

"The art that springs from a genuinely Christian inspiration is derived from certain images of the Christ and of the Virgin that have a miraculous origin. The craft traditions continue alongside it, and they become Christian by adoption; they are none the less sacred in character, in the sense that their creative methods embody a primordial wisdom that responds spontaneously to the spiritual truths of Christianity. These two currents, the traditional art of icon painting and the craft traditions, together with certain liturgical music evolved from a Pythagorean inheritance, are the only elements in Christian civilization that deserve to be called 'sacred art.'"
The Virgin of Vladimir, 12th century
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