The World's Religions, Revised and Updated (Google eBook)
Huston Smith's masterpiece explores the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the native traditions of Australia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.
Emphasizing the innerórather than the institutionalódimension 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.
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Review: The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom TraditionsUser Review - Cordelia Becker - Goodreads
Everyone should read this book. Read full review
Review: The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom TraditionsUser Review - Mallori - Goodreads
I enjoyed the sections on Hinduism, Islam, and Buddhism. I feel like I did pick up tidbits of new information from all of the sections. Some parts did seem to drag on a bit. This book touches on several major world religions and can inspire greater curiosity into religions. Read full review