Our Religions: The Seven World Religions Introduced By Preeminent Scholars From Each Tradition
Our Religions: The Seven World Religions Introduced by Preeminent Scholars from Each Tradition
An essential introduction to the world's living religions by experts from each tradition -- published in conjunction with the 1993 Parliament of the World's Religions.
"A coherent and literate compendium and a valuable addition to any library." -- Brain/Mind Bulletin
"I never thought that I would live to see an introductory text on [the world's religions] that I would (almost) be content to see retire my own. . . . It seems splendid in every respect." -- Huston Smith, author of The World's Religions
"It is a distinctive feature of the book that each of the great world religions is described by someone who is committed to that religion and lives within it, but who is at the same time fully at home in the modern Western academic study of religion . . . insiders who can speak to outsiders on the common wavelength of our contemporary academic culture." -- John Hick, author of An Interpretation of Religion: Human Responses to the Transcendent
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