Tales of Wonder by Huston Smith

Author: Huston Smith

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For a quiet, gentle scholar, Huston Smith has had the habit of showing up in the most remarkable places at the most historic times. For instance, he was raised by Christian missionary parents in Suchow, China during the rise of the revolutionary Sun Yat-sen and the Chinese Communist Party. On April 25, 1945, Huston obtained one of the rare public tickets to attend the first meeting of the United Nations. He invited Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Washington University in 1956--between Kings Mont…more

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