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 honorary degrees, Smith's fifteen books include his bestselling The World's Religions, Why Religion Matters, and his autobiography, Tales of Wonder.
"If one buys only one of the number of recent introductions to world religions, this should be it."-- "Publishers Weekly""[Huston Smith has] passionate intellect and immense heart.... He is the world's ambassador to religions everywhere."-- Thomas Moore, author of "Care of the Soul"