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Huston Smith

Huston Smith Has Studied Religion All His Life and There's Something He Wants You to Know

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.22.2015 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Huston Smith was 93-years-old, plagued by hearing loss, weakened eyesight, and debilitating osteoporosis. You'd think he'd be ready to take it easy.

Three Books: Gurus, God and One Amazing Life

Philip Goldberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

All religious traditions are different in important and often disturbing ways. And yet, when diligently pursued to their innermost depths, they meet, like rivers in an ocean, in oneness and universal love.

A God for Atheists

Stafford Betty | Posted 04.30.2014 | Religion
Stafford Betty

The absurdity of God condemning non-Christians to hell is enough to destroy the childhood faith of many a thoughtful adolescent. A God who created the universe by merely wishing it into existence is almost as fatal.

Who Says All Religions Are the Same?

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

The truth is, religions are both different and alike, depending on where one looks. And we need to look at the whole picture, because when we lean too far in either direction we lose our balance.

Stephen Prothero Interview: The Many Forms of Faith

Nicole Neroulias Gupte | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Nicole Neroulias Gupte

In Stephen Prothero's new book, what seems like an intense conflict is ultimately just a marketing gimmick.

Turning Nightmares Into Allies

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

As we learn to tap into the hidden ally within every nightmare image, we discover that many things once fearful to us can become sources of joy and freedom.