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The way things are conversations with Huston Smith on the spiritual life

Huston. Smith Phil Cousineau


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  • Title:
    The way things are conversations with Huston Smith on the spiritual life
  • Author: Huston. Smith
  • Phil Cousineau
  • Description: Cover; Contents; Preface: The Way Things Are for Huston Smith; No Wasted Journey: A Theological Autobiography: Introduction; PART ONE: THE HEART OF RELIGION; 1. The Way Things Are; 2. The Primordial Tradition; 3. Winnowing the Wisdom Traditions; 4. This Is It; 5. The Soul of the Community; 6. Encountering God; PART TWO: THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION; 7. The Place of Science; 8. The Limits of the Scientific Worldview; 9. Science as the Oracle of Our Age; 10. Science, Faith, and Infinity; 11. Toward a Partnership between Science and Religion; 12. The Battle for the Human Mind
    13. The New Paradigm 14. Countering Scientism; 15. The Striking Parallels; PART THREE: FROM PLATO'S CAVE TO THE ENCHANTED GARDEN; 16. The Sacred Dimensions of Everyday Life; 17. Demystifying Spiritual Practice; 18. The Varieties of Religious Exploration; 19. Cleansing the Doors of Perception; 20. Fathoming Psychedelic Mysticism; 21. The Wisdom of Faith; 22. Why Religion Matters Now More Than Ever; References; Acknowledgments; Index;
    ""Where can we find what is ultimately meaningful? How can we discover what is truly worth knowing?"" In one form or another Huston Smith has been posing these questions to himself-and the world-all his life. In the course of seeking answers, he has become one of the most interesting, enlightening, and celebrated voices on the subject of religion and spirituality throughout the world. The twenty-three interviews and essays in this volume, edited by cultural historian and filmmaker Phil Cousineau, offer a uniquely personal perspective on Smith's own personal journey, as well as wide-ranging ref
  • Publication Date: c2003
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (341 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-35813-8;ISBN 9786612358135;ISBN 0-520-93881-X;ISBN 1-59734-990-9
  • Subjects: Smith, Huston -- Interviews; Religion historians -- United States -- Interviews; Religion; Spiritual life; Religion and science; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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