Richard Holloway is one of the most extraordinary churchmen of our times. Anti-authoritarian, impatient of doctrine, and candid about his own lifelong emotional and intellectual wrestling with the nature and place of religion, he has consistently stood out against fundamentalist certainties.
He brings all his deep humanity, compassion and integrity to bear on this charming survey of religious creeds and the search for meaning. He ranges far beyond the big five of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. He takes us back to humanity’s dawn to investigate where religious belief might come from and what it is. Richard Holloway proves himself an empathetic yet discerning guide to the enduring significance of faith and its lasting power.