In the Face of the Absolute


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Author: Frithjof Schuon
Publisher: World Wisdom
Year: 1994
Pages: 249
Printed: USA
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Weight: 337 gr.
Description from the publisher: “The content of religions and their reason for being is the relationship between God and man… The diversity of religions results from the diversity of the possibilities comprised in the relationship between God and man; and this relationship is both unique and innumerable.” The leit-motif of Schuon’s corpus has been described as the religio perennis — the permanent link (religio) that is both natural and supernatural between God and man, the Necessary and the possible. This book presents and illustrates many concepts and distinctions essential to metaphysics, anthropology and religious phenomenology, such as intellect-reason, metaphysics-theology, esoterism-exoterism and the concept of religious archetypes. The chapter entitled Âtmâ-Mâyâ is a succinct masterpiece on the degrees of Being as well as the relationship of metaphysics to cosmology.

Weight .337 kg