Welcome to HustonSmith.net, the official website for Huston Smith
photo by Anne Hamersky

Huston's Health: His condition is very weak. He is in hospice care, awake briefly, unable to read, recognizes family and a few others with whom he has been close and whom he sees frequently.  

Vintage Footage - Huston Smith's Pioneering TV Series The Religions of Man on Buddhism


Huston Smith is Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, Syracuse University. For fifteen years he was Professor of Philosophy at M.I.T. and for a decade before that he taught at Washington University in St. Louis. Most recently he has served as Visiting Professor of Religious Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Holder of twelve honorary degrees, Smith’s fourteen books include The World’s Religions which has sold over 2 ˝ million copies, and Why Religion Matters which won the Wilbur Award for the best book on religion published in 2001. In 1996 Bill Moyers devoted a 5-part PBS Special, The Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith, to his life and work. His film documentaries on Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Sufism have all won International. awards, and The Journal of Ethnomusicology lauded his discovery of Tibetan multiphonic chanting, Music of Tibet, as “an important landmark in the study of music."

Huston Smith Has Studied Religion All His Life and There's Something He Wants You to Know
Notes from a 2012 Appearance 
by Barbara falconer Newhall
Huffington Post July 22, 2015

New to US! 
Vintage Huston Smith, c  mid 1990s
Video from Spiritual Spectrum

Huston Smith - His Thoughts


Huston Smith - His Life



An Open Letter to Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and their fellow atheists

An increasing number of physicists are now beginning to say that the world looks more like a big thought than a big thing.

Thought requires a thinker. Where does that leave you atheists ?

Huston Smith
January, 2013

  Not only does he share the Smith "journey" but frames it with background information which makes the trip most intriguing. Those traveling their own spiritual roads should find this biography to be a most helpful map.

Norman Provost
from Amazon Reviews


Other Biographies:

And Live Rejoicing by Huston Smith with Phil Cousineau

Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, 
an Autobiography
by Huston Smith with Jeffery Paine

Online Video: Remembering Thomas Merton


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