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How can we understand Native American traditions?
What are the "Foundations of Christian Art?"
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
Books on Hinduism
Quranic perspective on the nature of man: Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
What bridges exist between Christianity and Islam?
Books about Buddhism
Where to look to "see God Everywhere"?
William C. Chittick explores "The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi"
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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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