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Christianity: Lineaments of a Sacred Tradition
An exploration of the essence of Christianity. Readers will find a fresh synthesis of issues familiar in earlier works: cosmology, the modern scientific paradigm, and the role of sacred symbols, the thought of Nietzsche, Jung, and issues of death and dying.
Paperback, 271 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Holy Cross Orthodox Press
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Back when I was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, I had a huge respect for Philip Sherrard. This book came as quite a bombshell for many traditionalists, but it was of great help to me to open my eyes. This book gave me the courage to search for truth outside of Christianity, and take other sacred traditions serious.
Philip Sherrard was educated at Cambridge and London and taught at the universities of both Oxford and London, but he made Greece his permanent home. A pioneer of modern Greek studies and translator, with Edmund Keeley, of Greece's major modern poets, he wrote many books on Greek, philosophical and literary themes. He was also the translator and editor (with G.E.H. Palmer and Bishop Kallistos Ware ...moreMore about Philip Sherrard...