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Books about Buddhism
Ernest Thompson Seton explains "The Gospel of the Redman"
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Spirituality
The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity
The Sacred Worlds Series
Noble Faces, Strong Voices: Exploring "The Spirit of Indian Women"
Books on Hinduism
Paul Goble's World: Native Americans' relationship to all created beings
Memories (video clips) of Martin Lings by Michon and Petitpierre
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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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