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What is "Christian Spirit"?
The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
Memories (video clips) of Martin Lings by Michon and Petitpierre
Exploring "Timeless in Time" - a biography of Sri Ramana Maharshi
What are the "Foundations of Christian Art?"
The Sacred Worlds Series
What bridges exist between Christianity and Islam?
Books on Hinduism
Paul Goble's World: Native Americans' relationship to all created beings
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
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How does the icon function?

"The doctrinal foundation of the icon determines not only its general orientation, its subject and its iconography, but also its formal language, its style. This style is the direct result of the function of the symbol: the picture must not seek to replace the object depicted, which surpasses it eminently; according to the words of Dionysius the Areopagite it must 'respect the distance that separates the intelligible from the sensible.'"
Madonna and Child on a Curved Throne, Greece, 13th century
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