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Every Branch In Me: Who are we as "human" beings?
The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Art
The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Spirituality
The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
What is the Sun Dance Religion? Video Presentation
Ernest Thompson Seton explains "The Gospel of the Redman"
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
What are the "Foundations of Christian Art?"
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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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