“Without attention, the human sense of wonder and the holy will stir occasionally, but to become a steady flame it must be tended": First Edition of the Religions of Man; Inscribed by Huston Smith
The Religions of Man.
Item Number: 1350
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1958.
First edition of the author’s masterpiece and one of the most widely used college textbooks on comparative religion. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Huston Smith on the half title page. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Rare and desirable signed by Huston Smith.
The Worlds Religions is the definitive classic for introducing the teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. It has sold over 2 million copies since its original publication.