The World's Religions, Revised and Updated
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The World's Religions, Revised and Updated

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The World's Religions, Revised and Updated

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The World's Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith ( Tales of Wonder ), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions.

This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic descriptions of the various traditions, explaining how they work "from the inside, " which is a big reason why this cherished classic has sold more than two million copies since it first appeared in 1958.

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Publisher
HarperOne
Year
2009
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9780061763489

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The pagination of this electronic edition does not match the edition from which it was created.
  • aborigines, Australian, 367369
  • Abraham, in Islam, 22223, 230, 240, 243, 254;
  • age, respect for, in Confucianism, 17677;
    • in primal religions, 373
  • Albright, William, quoted, 286, 316n.4
  • al-Ghazali, quoted, 262
  • al-Halaj, 264;
  • Ali (Muhammad’s son-in-law), 258
  • Allah, etymology, 222
  • anatta, 115
  • Anderson, Bernhard, quoted, 28283, 316n.3
  • Angelus Silesius, quoted, 262
  • anicca, 11617
  • Apostle’s Creed, 342
  • Arabs, language of, 23334;
    • rise to greatness, 222
  • arhat, 117, 128;
    • described, 119;
    • as Theravada Buddhist ideal, 124
  • arrow smeared with poison, parable of, 9596
  • art(s), Confucius’ respect for, 179;
    • Taoist approach to, 213
  • Aryans, 55
  • asanas, 44, 20...

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APA 6 Citation
Smith, H. (2009). The World’s Religions, Revised and Updated ([edition unavailable]). HarperCollins. Retrieved from https://www.perlego.com/book/599188/the-worlds-religions-revised-and-updated-pdf (Original work published 2009)
Chicago Citation
Smith, Huston. (2009) 2009. The World’s Religions, Revised and Updated. [Edition unavailable]. HarperCollins. https://www.perlego.com/book/599188/the-worlds-religions-revised-and-updated-pdf.
Harvard Citation
Smith, H. (2009) The World’s Religions, Revised and Updated. [edition unavailable]. HarperCollins. Available at: https://www.perlego.com/book/599188/the-worlds-religions-revised-and-updated-pdf (Accessed: 14 October 2022).
MLA 7 Citation
Smith, Huston. The World’s Religions, Revised and Updated. [edition unavailable]. HarperCollins, 2009. Web. 14 Oct. 2022.