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Huston Smith : essays on world religion

Author: Huston Smith; M Darrol Bryant
Publisher: New York : Paragon House, 1995, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this challenging and provocative collection of 19 essays on comparative philosophy, religion and culture, one of the foremost thinkers of our time provides his most insightful and important  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Huston Smith; M Darrol Bryant
ISBN: 1557787220 9781557787224
OCLC Number: 36367529
Notes: Originally published: ©1992.
Description: xxx, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Accents of the world's philosophies --
Accents of the world's religions --
Truth in comparative perspective --
Transcendence in traditional China --
Tao now: an ecological testament --
A note on Shinto --
Spiritual discipline in Zen and comparative perspective --
"Celestial mirages": reflections on thought and truth --
India and the infinite --
Vedic religion and the Soma experience --
The importance of the Buddha --
Tibetan chant: inducing the spirit --
The western way: an essay on reason and the given --
The conceptual crisis in the modern west --
Western philosophy as a great religion --
The relevance of the great religions for the modern world --
Another world to live in, or how I teach the introductory course --
This ecumenical moment: what are we seeking? --
Postmodernism's impact on the study of religion.
Responsibility: edited by M. Darrol Bryant.

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