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    Description"The Underlying Religion" is an anthology of 25 essays by 14 of the leading exponents of the "Perennialist" or "Traditionalist" school of comparative religious thought, associated with Rene Guenon, Ananda Coomaraswamy and Frithjof Schuon. This school is well known for its espousal of the "transcendent unity of religions" the idea that religions are different paths leading to the same summit.Focusing its selection on the most accessible of the Perennialist writings and structured in such a way as to allow for the easiest possible comprehension, Martin Lings was Keeper of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books at the British Museum. He is the author of the widely known and admired book "Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources" and was himself one of the most prominent and active Perennialist authors of the 20th century. Dr. Lings died in May, 2005. Clinton Minnaar is a professional editor in the field of religious studies. Originally from South Africa, he currently lives with his wife in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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    Title
    The Underlying Religion
    Subtitle
    An Introduction to the Perennial Philosophy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Lings, By (author) Clinton Minnaar, Edited by Martin Lings, Edited by Clinton Minnaar
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 450 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781933316437
    ISBN 10: 1933316438
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Abridged Dewey: 200
    BISAC V2.8: OCC036000, PHI022000
    BIC subject category V2: HRAB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24720
    Ingram Subject Code: OP
    Libri: I-OP
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    DC22: 200
    BISAC V2.8: REL017000
    B&T Approval Code: A13220000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
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    DC22: 210
    B&T Approval Code: A10140000
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    BISAC V2.8: OCC000000
    LC classification: BL51 .U64 2007
    Thema V1.0: QRAB
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    World Wisdom Books
    Imprint name
    World Wisdom Books
    Publication date
    26 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    US