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The Sacred and the Post-Modern: An Impossible Convergence

Abstract:
“The sacred is the projection of the celestial Center into the cosmic periphery.”‘ These words by Frithjof Schuon beautifully suggest what the sacred has represented for mankind throughout the ages, and across traditional civilizations.They remind us, first of all, that the world of the sacred is a centered world. The concept of “center,” which is so profoundly at odds with contemporary trends and sensibili­ ties.must be taken herein more symbolically than literally.This symbolic understanding does not, however, weaken in the least the significance of”

The Sacred And The Post Modern (Laude)