From the June, 2009 issue of Touchstone
Intimations of the Word by Addison H. Hart

Intimations of the Word

Is There a Universal Grammar of Religion?
by Henry Rosemont, Jr. & Huston Smith
Open Court Publishing Co., 2008
(110 pages, $19.95, paperback)

reviewed by Addison H. Hart

In his Retractions (I.13.3), St. Augustine wrote: “That which today is called the Christian religion existed among the ancients, and has never ceased to exist from the origin of the human race, until the time when Christ himself came, and men began to call ‘Christian’ the true religion which already existed beforehand.”

This daring statement was not really quite so daring when Augustine wrote it as perhaps it might appear to some Christians today. After all, his wa . . .


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