Guest, James Cutsinger

Guest Name: 
James Cutsinger
Guest Occupation: 
Professor of Theology and Religious Thought
Guest Biography: 

James S. Cutsinger (Ph.D., Harvard) is Professor of Theology and Religious Thought at the University of South Carolina.

The recipient of a number of teaching awards, including most recently USC’s Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor of the Year for 2011, Professor Cutsinger offers courses in Religious Studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and directs a series of great books seminars in the University’s prestigious Honors College.

He is a widely recognized writer on the sophia perennis and the traditionalist or perennialist school of comparative religious thought. An authority on the theology and spirituality of the Christian East, he is best known for his work on the Swiss philosopher Frithjof Schuon.