the Way spiritual dimensions of the world religions
do we know of men and women of other faiths and their religions?
Why do we
so often unthinkingly reject what is alien and unknown?
have a dark side and a bright side; they contain traditions and
visions; they are fascinating, and indeed beautiful. Hans Küng
now makes it possible to experience this by examining the four-thousand-year
history of the world religions for traces which help us to understand
one another and bring us together more closely.
Hans Küng, one of the outstanding theologians of our day,
has set out to describe the spiritual substance of the world religions
in an authoritative and vivid way, explaining them in a way which
everyone can understand. He invites us to an exciting search for
traces through every age and every continent.
describes, narrates and explains the whole spectrum of the religions.
He divides the enormous amount of material into seven sections:
In each of
the seven parts, Hans Küng describes the development of the
religion, points out connections with other religions and works
out what divides the religions and what they have in common.
Küng, Global Responsibility, London 1991
Küng, Judaism, London 1992
Küng and Karl-Josef Kuschel (eds), A Global Ethic: The
the Parliament of the Worlds Religions,
Küng, Christianity: Its Essence and History, London
Kuschel, Abraham: A Symbol of Hope for Jews,
Küng (ed), Yes to a Global Ethic, London 1996
Küng, A Global Ethic for Global Politics and Economics,
Küng, The Catholic Church: A Short History, London
the Divide: Dialogue among Civilizations, New York 2001
Küng, Islam, London 2005