Tales Of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography by Huston SmithTales Of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography by Huston Smith

Tales Of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography

byHuston Smith

Paperback | May 4, 2010

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“In this delightful autobiography, Smith tells us how he became the dean of world religion experts. Along the way we meet the people who shaped him and shared his journey—a Who’s Who of 20th century spiritual America: the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the Dalai Lama, Aldous Huxley, Timothy Leary, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Merton and Pete Seeger.... A valuable master class on faith and life.”
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As Stephen Hawking is to science; as Peter Drucker is to economics; and as Joseph Campbell is to mythology; so Huston Smith is to religion. Tales of Wonder is the personal story of the author of the classic The World’s Religions, the man who taught a nation about the great faiths of the world, and his fascinating encounters with the people who helped shape the 20th century.

Huston Smith is internationally known and revered as the premier teacher of world religions. He is the focus of a five-part PBS television series with Bill Moyers and has taught at Washington University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, and the University of California at Berkeley. The recipient of twelve...
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Title:Tales Of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an AutobiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.54 inPublished:May 4, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006115427X

ISBN - 13:9780061154270

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“It is the pulse of Smith’s humanity that breathes life into Tales of Wonder.”