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The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
Ernest Thompson Seton explains "The Gospel of the Redman"
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
Treasures of the World's Religions
The Sacred Worlds Series
Quranic perspective on the nature of man: Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Books about Buddhism
Where to look to "see God Everywhere"?
Paul Goble's World: Native Americans' relationship to all created beings
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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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