Hesychia: An Eastern Orthodox Opening to Esoteric Ecumenism

James Cutsinger

2001 Paths to the Heart Conference, University of South Carolina
Republished with kind permission from Serious Seekers.

Based on Frithjof Schuon’s maxim that “truth does not deny forms from the outside but transcends them from within”, Professor Cutsinger’s talk addresses the question of how one can adhere to the form of Orthodox Christian practice while at the same time acknowledging the Truth as such and honoring its expressions in other religions. Where is Christianity’s innermost point of transcendence?

Part One

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Part Two

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An edited transcript of this lecture can be found here.

James Cutsinger is Professor of Theology and Religious Thought at the University of South Carolina.

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