Product Description Review ‘An intelligent clearly written study which reveals the spirit of each faith.’ The New York Times ‘The best one-volume book on world religions remains Huston Smith’s The World’s Religions’ Library Journal --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. From the Back Cover Originally titled 'The Religions of Man' this completely revised and updated edition of Smith’s masterpiece now with an engaging new foreword explores the essential elements and teachings of the world’s predominant faiths including: • Hinduism • Buddhism • Confucianism • Taoism • Islam • Judaism • Christianity • and the native traditions of Australia Africa Oceania and the Americas Emphasizing the inner – rather than institutional – dimensions of these religions Smith devotes special attention to Zen and TIbetan Buddhism Sufism and the teachings of Jesus. He convincingly conveys the unique appeal and gifts of each of the traditions and reveals their hold on the human heart and imagination. “Huston Smith’s classic on the world’s religion has justifiably become as venerable as the old texts he studies. It is more important today than it was in its first printing and I urge all readers to make it the core of their home library.” THOMAS MOORE “This is not only the best book of its kind there is nothing else in its league.” STEPHEN MITCHELL “The best one-volume book on world religions.” LIBRARY JOURNAL “Intelligent clearly written … reveals the spirit of each faith.” NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. See all Product Description
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