James S. Cutsinger (Ph.D., Harvard) is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina.

The recipient of a number of teaching awards, including USC’s Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor of the Year, Professor Cutsinger taught for nearly forty years in the Department of Religious Studies, offering a wide range of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and directing 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.

ANAMNESIS ~ Professor Cutsinger's weblog