The Great Religious Leaders Author:Charles Francis Potter It is Dr. Potter's belief that "since every religion begins as some individual's personal religious experience interpreted to and reproduced in others, the story of religion can best be told in the lives of the world's religious leaders, setting forth how the faiths they founded were reflections of their own souls' conflicts and harmonies." In t... more »his book he introduces the reader to the men who created the faiths that have endured for centuries.
Each of these biographies, ranging in time from Akhenaten in the fourteenth century B.C. to Mary Baker Eddy, is a sharply etched portrait of an unusual personality. In addition, each biography is part of an illuminating and dramatic interpretation of religious history. As the Chicago Tribune said in its review: "Altogether, this is one of the best of modern books of religious biography."« less