Wisdomkeeper : Living the World's Religions : the Authorized Biography of A 21st Century Spiritual GiantBook - 2014
Huston Smith is recognized and revered as the preeminent teacher of world religions while being a prolific author and scholar. His bestselling The World's Religions , sold more than two million copies and is still the most popular introduction to comparative religion. Huston Smith followed a lifelong spiritual quest that led him around the world many times. He studied the world's religions and mystical traditions directly with Aldous Huxley, D. T. Suzuki, J. Krishnamurti, Alan Watts, Paul Tillich, Reinhold Niebuhr, the Dalai Lama, Joseph Campbell, Ram Dass, and a host of others. Huston, as a renowned philosopher of religion, taught at WashingtonUniversity, M.I.T., SyracuseUniversity, and the University of California-Berkeley, and during his career helped shape the contemporary face of comparative religion, interfaith dialogue, and religious tolerance. As a seeker, he became a citizen of the world, plunging into its various spiritual traditions. His many insights and adventures fill this compelling and edifying book, the authorized biography of a 21st-century spiritual giant.