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Holy Abstraction! What’s Perennial about Perennial Philosophy?

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What if finding the absolute Truth is a common human project? What if all the religions in all of human history are pieces in the jigsaw puzzle of Reality?

(Yep, I’m referring to capital T “truth” and capital R “reality.)

This assumption is called Perennial philosophy (philosophia perennis) or universalism (with a little “u.”)

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David Breeden

David Breeden

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Poet, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a Humanist congregation. Amazon author's page amazon.com/author/davidbreeden