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Memories (video clips) of Martin Lings by Michon and Petitpierre
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature
The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
The Writings of Frithjof Schuon
World Wisdom's Spiritual Classics series
Books about Buddhism
What is the Sun Dance Religion? Video Presentation
Every Branch In Me: Who are we as "human" beings?
The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity
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Can Christian art be reborn?

"The character of Christian painting is essentially, and not accidentally, figurative. This means that it can never dispense with the traditional prototypes that safeguard it from arbitrariness. These prototypes always leave a fairly wide margin for the exercise of creative genius, as well as for the special needs of times and places, in so far as these may be legitimate...The success of any such enterprise is dependent above all on intuitive wisdom; as for originality, charm, and freshness, these will come of their own accord.

"Christian art will not be reborn unless it completely frees itself from individualistic relativism, and returns to the sources of its inspiration, which by definition are situated in the 'timeless.'"
Icon painting from the Danilov-Kloster, Moscow, 20th century
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