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The betrayal of tradition : essays on the spiritual crisis of modernity

Author: Harry Oldmeadow
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, ©2005.
Series: Library of perennial philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays by eminent traditionalists and contemporary thinkers throws into sharp relief many of the urgent problems of today.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Oldmeadow
ISBN: 0941532550 9780941532556
OCLC Number: 56599559
Description: xvi, 386 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: "No activity without truth" / Frithjof Schuon --
A material civilization / Rene Guenon --
Tradition and the individual / Brian Keeble --
India and the modern world / Kathleen Raine --
Ancient beliefs or modern superstitions : the search for authenticity / Rama P. Coomaraswamy --
Faith and modernity / Karen Armstrong --
The logic of mystery and the necessity of faith / Timothy Scott --
"Fundamentalism" : a metaphysical perspective / M. Ali Lakhani --
Rudolf Steiner, anthroposophy, and tradition / Rodney Blackhirst --
The bugbear of democracy, freedom, and equality / Ananda K. Coomaraswamy --
One for all, all for one : the individual and the community in traditional and modern contexts / Patrick Laude --
Islamic cosmological concepts of femininity and the modern feminist movement / Fatima Jane Casewit --
The desacralization of work / Roger Sworder --
Why work? / Dorothy Sayers --
Envisioning the future / Robert Aitken --
"Progress" in retrospect / Wolfgang Smith --
Spirituality and science: convergence or divergence? / Seyyed Hossein Nasr --
The theory of evolution / Titus Burckhardt --
Descartes' angel : reflections on the true art of thinking / Theodore Roszak --
Putting nature in her place / Mary Midgley --
Never say die without a cause / Brian Coman --
Make your choice / Thomas Yellowtail --
The fate of Tibet / Anagarika Govinda --
Towards a new dreaming / James Cowan --
Epilogue / Philip Sherrard.
Series Title: Library of perennial philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Harry Oldmeadow.
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