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Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
Science and the Myth of Progress
Every Branch In Me: Who are we as "human" beings?
The Writings of Frithjof Schuon
The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity
The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
What is Sacred Art?
What bridges exist between Christianity and Islam?
What is "Christian Spirit"?
Paul Goble's World: Native Americans' relationship to all created beings
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This is taken from a transcript of a 1995 interview with the eminent
Perennialist thinker and writer Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998).

Question: What is the basis of religion?

Frithjof Schuon: The religious, dogmatic or theological perspective is based on revelation; its main purpose is, not to explain the nature of things or the universal principles, but to save man from sin and damnation, and also, to establish a realistic social equilibrium.
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