THE WORLD S LIVING RELIGIONS is an authoritative study of comparative religion, Oriental and Occidental, by one of the foremost scholars in the field It differs from other similar works on the subject in that in addition to a detailed study of the five major religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the book also offers an insight into the lesser known religions, such as Jainism, Vedantism, Taoism, Confucianism and Shintoism There is even a chapter dealing withh Humanism A principal feature of the work is the effort to effect a reconciliation among all faiths by pointing up the essential