What the Great Religions Believe Author:Joseph Gaer Across the world and throughout history men have sought to fathom the meaning of their existence by heeding the words of various spiritual leaders and following the ways of many faiths. This is the story of the great religions of mankind: how they began, how they evolved, and how they are practiced by the faithful. — Joseph Gaer illustrates the ... more »basic doctrines of these religions with rare and sympathetic insight. He includes selections from sacred writings, and lively biographies of religious founders in his engrossing study of the common message that these men have offered to the ages.
"Few have been able to compress the essence of the great creeds within modest and understandable compass. This considerable feat, however, has been accomplished by Joseph Gaer in a book which is at once compact, lucid, readable, and unbiased in its appraisals."