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THE SOCIAL EDGE INTERVIEW: AUTHOR AND SCHOLAR HUSTON SMITH

by Gerry McCarthy

book cover why religionmattersHuston Smith is recognized internationally as a leading public scholar of world religions. He has taught at Washington University, MIT, Syracuse University, and was recently visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Smith is the author of two best-selling books entitled The Religions of Man (re-published as The World’s Religions in 1991) and Why Religion Matters (2001). His forthcoming book The Soul of Christianity: Retrieving The Great Tradition will be published this summer by HarperSanFrancisco. I reached Dr. Smith in California.

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