Advice to the Serious Seeker: Meditations on the Teaching of Frithjof Schuon / Edition 1

Advice to the Serious Seeker: Meditations on the Teaching of Frithjof Schuon / Edition 1

by James S. Cutsinger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791432505

ISBN-13: 2900791432500

Pub. Date: 04/25/1997

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Two books in one, Advice to the Serious Seeker is an introduction for scholars to the perennialist school of comparative religious philosophy and at the same time a guidebook for the general reader who is looking for intellectually serious but accessible answers to question about the spiritual life.

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Two books in one, Advice to the Serious Seeker is an introduction for scholars to the perennialist school of comparative religious philosophy and at the same time a guidebook for the general reader who is looking for intellectually serious but accessible answers to question about the spiritual life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900791432500
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
04/25/1997
Series:
SUNY series in Western Esoteric Traditions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Landmarks on the Road Ahead

Truth

1. The Way of Knowledge
2. Thinking the Unthinkable
3. Proofs of God
4. The Intellect
5. Degrees of Reality
6. The Doctrine of Illusion
7. The Open Door

Virtue

8. Conforming to God
9. Perfection and Anonymity
10. Humility
11. Charity
12. Veracity
13. Predestination and Freedom

Beauty

14. A Space before God
15. The World as Symbol
16. The Message of the Human Body
17. Sacred Art
18. The Practice of Beauty

Prayer

19. Movement toward God
20. Faith
21. Method and Grace
22. Concentration through Intention
23. Invocation of the Name
24. Spiritual Direction
25. Our Final Goal

Epilogue: Perennial Philosophy and Transcendent Unity

Sources of Quotations
Bibliography of the Works of Frithjof Schuon
Suggested Reading
Index

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