The Underlying Religion

The Underlying Religion

An Introduction to the Perennial Philosophy

Book - 2007
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This is an anthology of 25 essays by the leading exponents of the perennialist school of comparative religious thought. It aims to be the most accessible introduction yet to the perspective of the Perennial Philosophy.
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, c2007.
ISBN: 9781933316437
1933316438
Branch Call Number: 210 Underlyi
Characteristics: xxi, 344 p. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Minnaar, Clinton 1972-
Lings, Martin

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" Words are primarily evocative; their descriptive use is conditional on their evocative power. They convey no meaning at all unless they fall into correspondence with some potentiality present or latent in the hearer. Only then do they evoke a response of any kind." " ' It is not for you to know the times and the seasons, which the Father has put in His Own Power.' ( Acts 1: 7)" " ' The operation of his toys on the world stage is precisely what is called God's GAME, or SPORT (lila), and it is by no means accidentally that KARTHA-SARIT-SAGARA describes the working of his puppets as Rajyadhara's 'royal game;' All this is a game that the divinity maketh for Itself;For Its own sake hath It devised created things.' " " 'Standing in front of Durham, Lincoln, or Chartres Cathedral we see that our mediaeval ancestors were able to dominate matter to the point of compelling it to excel itself and to become vibrant with the Spirit.'

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