Faith, Belief, and Religion

Out of years of engaged knowledge and understanding of the religious traditions of the world, Robert Traer gives a fascinating interpretation of the major religious traditions as "traditions of faith" that share the common quest to express faith in its plurality of forms. In so doing Traer opens up a refreshing new discussion on how some of Wilfred Cantwell Smith's contribution can be applied both to the study of religion and to the challenge of living in a religiously plural world.

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By Robert (The United States) · August 20, 2009
Rereading it recently, I felt the approach continues to challenge the way we think about religion.

Robert Bellah has given the following endorsement: "Robert Traer has written a lively, intelligent, and accessible book (in which he develops) the idea of the great historian of religion, Wilfred Ca... ...more