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    The World's Religions (Plus) by Huston Smith. Explores the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and native traditions. Emphasizing the inner—rather than the institutional—dimension of these religions; attention to Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism, and Jesus; 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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      Has anyone read this one? The World's Religions: Completely Revised and Updated Edition of The Religions of Man

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      "The World's Religions" by Huston Smith. "God Is defined by Christianity, not confined to Christianity." (Again, negative and narrow-minded comments are not welcome.)

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      For the general reader or someone interested in religion, even a little, Smith makes it really interesting, tells great stories....The World's Religions (Plus) by Huston Smith,

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      The World's Religions: Completely Revised and Updated Edition of The Religions of Man

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      The worlds religions by Huston Smith & Richard Marranca. #religions March 2013

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    The World's Religions (Plus) by Huston Smith fabulous book on the faith traditions around the globe

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    The Illustrated World's Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions,

    Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong. A sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence

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    Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion (Vintage) by Alain De Botton. Argues that we can benefit from the wisdom and power of religion—without having to believe in any of it.

    The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris. delivers a startling analysis of the clash between reason and religion in the modern world.

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