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Why Religion Matters

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Why Religion Matters

The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief

By Huston Smith

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780060671020, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2006


Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions, delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our times. Smith champions a society in which religion is once again treasured and authentically practiced as the vital source of human wisdom.

Praise For Why Religion Matters

“One of our foremost scholars and interpreters of the world’s religions…What he has learned, he has applied to life.”
-Bill Moyers

"An intellectually exciting book, as accessible to the layman as to the scholar."
-The Los Angeles Times

". . . truly a book of wisdom to accompany readers . . . into the light of a new millennium."
-Library Journal