Understanding Islam by Frithjof Schuon
A New Translation with Selected Letters (Writings of Frithjof Schuon)

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With over one billion believers throughout the globe, Islam remains one of the most misunderstood of the world's great Revelations. In this fully revised and amended translation of his masterpiece, philosopher Frithjof Schuon offers readers a deeper understanding of Islam, the world's second largest religion. Featuring an extensive appendix of previously unpublished materials and detailed editor's notes to aid readers, this book is a must for any collection.

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Frithjof Schuon, German by birth and Swiss by national A widely recognized authority on the Sophia Perennis and the Perennialist school of comparative religious thought, Professor Cutsinger is best known for his work on the German philosopher Frithjof Schuon. He serves as secretary to the Foundation for Traditional Studies, and he is currently editing the Collected Works of Frithjof Schuon. In addition he is editing an anthology of Christian Mystical writings entitled "Not of this World," as part of World Wisdom's "Treasures of the World's Religion's" series.The recipient of numerous teaching awards, he was honored in 1999 as a Michael J. Mungo University Teacher of the Year. He offers courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Religious Studies, and he is a frequent contributor to USC's Honors College, where he has taken the lead in developing a series of courses in the study of Great Books.Professor Cutsinger is a nationally known advocate of Socratic Teaching based on the classics. His consulting work has included curriculum development and design, contributions to great books seminars for professionals, and workshops in discussion-based pedagogy. He has also served as director of three National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars.
Published September 1, 2011 by World Wisdom. 272 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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