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Religions of Man (Torchbooks)

Huston Smith

Religions of Man (Torchbooks)

by Huston Smith

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Published by Harpercollins .
Written in English


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Number of Pages328
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ISBN 100060900431
ISBN 109780060900434

Thus wrote philosophy professor Huston Smith in the introduction of the book Great Religions of the World. Man’s need to reach out to something higher and mightier when he is under stress appears to be both basic and universal. Anthropologists and historians tell us that from the beginning, man felt this need when mystified by the forces of. Great Religions of Modern Man: Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism (, Volumes Complete) [Box set] by George Braziller and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Explore the history, practices, and doctrines of the world’s major religions on Learn Religions. Find guides to Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and more. It has a massive wealth of information that delves into the major religions of the world. However, the author and narrator Huston Smith was horrible choice to use. I'm not sure if it is because this is a lecture and not really a book or that no one else would do it, but his slow speech and low voice make this a .

The Second Book Of the Religions in Utopia There be that give worship to a man that was once of excellent virtue or of famous glory, not only as God, but also as the chiefest and highest God. But the most and the wisest part (rejecting all these) believe that there is a certain godly power unknown, everlasting, incomprehensible. Because Dr. Huston Smith, Professor of Philosophy at Washington University, St. Louis, has such a high regard for man, he is able to give us a book about man's major religions that an intelligent reader may read, understand and be thankful for. Refusing to be begged down by the details which so easily and often throw the interested inquirer off the track, he moves rapidly into the meaning.


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An excellent overview of the major religions. Read full review. Other editions - View Huston Smith is internationally known and revered as the premier teacher of /5(2). Get this from a library. Religions of man. [J R S Whiting] COVID Resources.

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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 the Americas, Australia, Africa, and Oceania.5/5(5).

Protestantism, Catholicism, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam: Six-Volume Set of Great Religions of Modern Man by J. Leslie Dunstan [Protestantism]; George Brand [Catholicism]; Arthur Hertzberg [Judaism]; Richard A. Gard [Buddhism]; John A.

Williams [Islam]; Louis Renou [Hinduism] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The religions of man by Huston Smith,New American Library edition, in English The religions of man ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:   The Religions of Man is a thoroughly researched, informative, fascinating presentation of both the differences and the similarities in the major religious traditions.

It is essential reading for anyone who would understand peoples of other lands, other cultures, other religions/5(22). 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2.

Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5.

The Urantia Book. Paper The World’s Religions. () DURING the Alexandrian sojourn of Jesus, Gonod, and Ganid, the young man spent much of his time and no small sum of his father’s money making a collection of the teachings of the world’s religions about God and his relations with mortal man.

Ganid employed more than threescore learned translators in the making of this. The Book of Religions Comprising The Views, Creeds, Sentiments, or Opinions, Of All The Principal Religious Sects In The World Particularly Of All Christian Denominations.

The religions of man by Smith, Huston, comp. Publication date Topics Religions Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by loader-DanaB on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages: THE RELIGION OF MAN: BEING THE HIBBERT LECTURES FOR By Rabindranath Tagore Foreword by Philip Novak Rhinebeck, New York: Monkfish Book Publishing Company, George Braziller, Inc., ISBN # pages.

Comments by Bob Corbett January Bob Corbett’s Brief Overview Comment. Here is a unique study of all the world's great religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity.

This book is neither a history or a critique. Instead it explains, simply and sympathetically, the basic tenants of each religion and the reasons why it attracts millions of devout followers. As the author explains 5/5(1).

Christianity and Far Eastern religion. The Bible and other. A world religion 2, 3. Belief that a series of prophets have come from God, and that Bahá'í is the latest religion founded by God. A liberal offshoot of Islam, but persecuted in Iran.

By Bahá'u'lláh. Writings of Baha'u'llah and Abdul Baha. This group are preparing to rule the world. The holy book of Christianity is the Holy Bible. This sacred text is divided into two main sections, the Old Testament and the New Testament which are then further divided into various books.

This book has been written to meet two specific needs: that, first, for an introduction to the world's religions containing adequate amounts of descriptive or interpretative details from the original source materials; and that, second, for a presentation of man's most noteworthy faiths in.The good news is that if you’re looking to get your hands on money as quickly as possible, you might not have to rely exclusively on conventional lending solutions and time-consuming loans.Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence.

It is also commonly regarded as consisting of the way people deal with ultimate concerns about their lives and their fate after many traditions, this relation and these concerns are expressed in terms of one’s relationship with or attitude.