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The Wisdom of Huston Smith

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Published by Hay House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • Spirituality,
  • Self-Help,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Other,
  • Motivational & Inspirational,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8637967M
    ISBN 101561709255
    ISBN 109781561709250
    OCLC/WorldCa50428786

    Buy The Wisdom of Huston Smith by Huston Smith, Michael Toms (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Huston Smith, Michael Toms. His breakthrough book, The Worlds Religions, forever changed the West's perception of the world's religious landscape. The Bill Moyers' six-part series, The Wisdom of Faith, which aired on PBS, introduced Huston Smith to an even wider audience and the response was powerful.

      More than three-quarters of the way through this extraordinary biography (though that label barely captures this book’s breadth and richness) of the scholar of religion Huston Smith, we find him at the age of seventy-three in a ceremonial tent in rural Mazatlan participating in an arduous, four-day Native American peyote ritual. Huston Smith changed worlds on Decem , peacefully in his home in Berkeley, California. He was His classic book The World's Religions introduced countless students -- including us when we were in college -- to the wisdom and practices of the religious traditions.

    This book has deep respect for the wisdom traditions and Huston Smith has lived this. A practicing Methodist, Smith had discussions with the Vendanta Society, does Hatha Yoga, and prays five times a day like the Muslims. His perspective is not one looking for divisions within a religion, but as an outsider wanting to understand the experiences/5(). The Wisdom of Huston Smith: In Conversation with Michael Toms audiobook, by Huston Smith The life of Huston Smith reads like an adventure novel. One of the foremost religious scholars in the world today, Smith has lived in a missionary household in China, monasteries in Japan, and a sweat lodge in North America. Smith has engaged many of the contemporary wisdom giants, including Thomas.


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Former professor at Washington University, MIT, and UC Berkeley, Huston Smith is the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at Syracuse University. His compelling classic, The World’s Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions (HarperSanFrancisco, ), has been the preeminent text for introducing the world of religious wisdom to millions, and has recently been Author: Huston Smith.

Smith has engaged many of the contemporary wisdom giants--including Thomas Merton and the Dalai Lama--and believes in the eternal mystery of life, The life of /5. His book The World’s Religions has sold more than 2 ½ million copies worldwide sinceand is considered one of the defining treatises on the subject.

The Wisdom of Huston Smith book this series of conversations with renowned journalist Bill Moyers, Smith provides thoughtful insights into the world’s largest religions--Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam--and how, taken at their best, they provide /5(16).

His humility, honesty, gentleness, intellectual curiosity, humor, and radiant love captured the hearts of thousands of people through his writings and teaching and public appearances. This is such a wonderful book that it makes one feel as though Huston Smith is sitting in the room with the reader, recounting his life story/5(15).

Huston Smith does such a WONDERFUL job correctly and accurately representing and explaining the basic belief systems of religions from around the world. The author uses a straightforward, factual style to describe each religion, and, so, this book can be readily used as a reference source/guide--just put it on the bookshelf right next to your trusted dictionary/5(7).

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 by: The Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith All religions, at their core, are the same; this remarkable claim is made by Huston Smith, bestselling author and professor of comparative religion at.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Huston Smith. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this religion, non fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.

Huston Smith, World's Religion scholar and seeker of the Divine, died at home on Decem in Berkeley, California after a long illness. He was largely responsible for introducing Eastern religion to Americans with his s TV series, The Religions of Man.

For over 50 years, Huston Smith's book has served as a scholarly introduction to the most enduring wisdom traditions of the world: Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, as well as providing a fascinating study of primal spirituality/5.

The life of Huston Smith reads like an adventure novel. One of the foremost religious scholars in the world today, Smith has lived in a missionary household in China, monasteries in Japan, and a sweat lodge in North America. Smith has engaged many of the contemporary wisdom giants-including.

Huston Smith is Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, Syracuse University. His many books include Forgotten Truth: The Common Vision of the World's Religions, Beyond the Post-Modern Mind, and Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief, as well as the classic The World's Religions.

The life of Huston Smith reads like an adventure novel. One of the foremost religious scholars in the world today, Smith has lived in a missionary household in China, monasteries in Japan, and a sweat lodge in North America. ‎The life of Huston Smith reads like an adventure novel.

One of the foremost religious scholars in the world today, Smith has lived in a missionary household in China, monasteries in Japan, and a sweat lodge in North America.

Smith has engaged many of the contemporary wisdom. ― Huston Smith, Tibetan Book of the Dead “When there are miles to go before we sleep, altered traits are more important than altered states.” ― Huston Smith, The Essential Rumi “We are born in mystery, we live in mystery, and we die in mystery.

Inhe turned his popular college lectures into a series of programs on world religions for the National Educational Television network. Inhe was the focus of a five-part PBS series entitled The Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith. He died on Decem at the age of /5(11). "Huston Smith's painful spiritual odyssey" by John Blake, Novem 29 Copy quote At the center of the religious life is a peculiar kind of joy, the prospect of a happy ending that blossoms from necessarily painful ordeals, the promise of human difficulties embraced and overcome.

- Buy The Wisdom of Huston Smith book online at best prices in India on Read The Wisdom of Huston Smith book reviews & author Author: Huston Smith, Michael Toms.

This book has deep respect for the wisdom traditions and Huston Smith has lived this. A practicing Methodist, Smith had discussions with the Vendanta Society, does Hatha Yoga, and prays five times a day like the Muslims.

His perspective is not one looking for divisions within a religion, but as an outsider wanting to understand the by: With Bill Moyers, Huston Smith. The Wisdom of Faith is an explanation of some of the world's greatest religions by one of the greatest minds of comparative religion, Huston Smith.

Bill Moyers is a terrific interviewer and compliments the subject/10(1). Professor Smith may have reached his widest audience inwhen Bill Moyers put him at the center of a five-part PBS series, “ The Wisdom of .The Wisdom of Huston Smith: : Huston Smith: Books.

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