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Our Great Wisdom Traditions

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The World's Religions

Our Great Wisdom Traditions

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Publisher
HarperSanFrancisco
Language
English
Pages
399

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From the world-renowned authority on religion comes a completely revised and updated version of his masterpiece. Explore the essential elements and teachings of the world's most predominant faiths, including: Hinduism; Buddhism; Confucianism; Taoism; Islam; Judaism; Christianity; the native traditions of Australia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.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. 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.

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Edition Availability
Cover of: World's Religions
World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions
July 2003, Tandem Library
in English
Cover of: The World's Religions, Revised and Updated
The World's Religions, Revised and Updated
2003, HarperCollins
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: The world's religions
The world's religions: our great wisdom traditions
1998, HarperSanFrancisco
in English - 2nd ed.
Cover of: Las religiones del mundo
Las religiones del mundo
1997, Editorial Thassàlia, Editorial Oceano de México
in Spanish
Cover of: The World's Religions
The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions
1991, HarperSanFrancisco
in English
Cover of: The world's religions
The world's religions
1991, Harper Collins
in English
Cover of: The World's Religions
The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions
June 1990, Peter Smith Publisher
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The World's Religions.
The World's Religions.
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San Francisco

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rev. and updated ed. of: The religions of man. 1958.

Copyright Date
1991

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
291
Library of Congress
BL80.2 .S645 1991, BL80.2.S645 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 399 p. ;
Number of pages
399

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1891171M
Internet Archive
worldsreligions000smit
ISBN 10
0062507990, 0062508113
LCCN
90056449
Library Thing
8512
Goodreads
2724821
10285

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