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Soul of Christianity Restoring the Great Tradition

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ISBN-10: 0060858354

ISBN-13: 9780060858353

Edition: 2007

Authors: Huston Smith

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"I have tried to describe a Christianity which is fully compatible with everything we now know, and to indicate why Christians feel privileged to give their lives to it." -Huston Smith In his most personal and passionate book on the spiritual life, renowned author, scholar, and teacher of world religions Huston Smith turns to his own life-long religion, Christianity. With stories and personal anecdotes, Smith not only presents the basic beliefs and essential teachings of Christianity, but argues why religious belief matters in today's secular world. Though there is a wide variety of contemporary interpretations of Christianity-some of them conflicting-Smith cuts through these to describe…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Huston Smith, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Syracuse University, is considered the country's preeminent public scholar of world religions. The author of The Religions of Man (1958, republished as The World's Religions in 1991) and Why Religion Matters (2001), Smith has influenced multiple generations of readers, artists, scholars, and students. He has been profiled in a PBS series by Bill Moyers and appears frequently on national TV and radio. Phil Cousineau is the author and editor of numerous books, including, most recently, Once and Future Myths: The Power of Ancient Stories in Modern Times (2001), The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred (1998), and Soul…    

Preface
Prologue
Introduction
The Christian Worldview
The Christian Story
The Three Main Branches of Christianity Today
Coda
Acknowledgments
Index