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In his book The Prophets, Abraham Joshua Heschel describes the unique aspect of the .
In his book The Prophets, Abraham Joshua Heschel describes the unique aspect of the Jewish prophets as compared to other similar figures. Whereas other nations have soothsayers and diviners who attempt to discover the will of their gods, according to Heschel the Hebrew prophets are characterized by their experience of what he calls theotropism-God turning towards humanity Selected bibliography. The Earth Is the Lord's: The Inner World of the Jew in Eastern Europe.
Rather than simply praise Abraham Heschel's great insights, I thought I would give the reader a sampling of his ideas
Rather than simply praise Abraham Heschel's great insights, I thought I would give the reader a sampling of his ideas. Part of what follows are direct quotes, part is my summarizing and paraphrasing.
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In it, she reports that early readers of the book couldn’t imagine my father was the author – they thought my mother had ghostwritten it! (page xii). The style of the book is evocative. Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most revered religious leaders of the 20th century .
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Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-72) was internationally known as a scholar, author, activist, and theologian.
Abraham Joshua Heschel l (11 January 1907 – 23 December 1972) was a Polish-born American rabbi, considered by many to be one of the most significant Jewish theologians of the 20th century. There is a war to wage against the vulgar, the glorification of the absurd, a war that is incessant, universal
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by Abraham Joshua Heschel. I recommend anything by this man whom Martin Luther King Jr. called a prophet but this has to be the deserted island pick.
There are two types of philosophy. Philosophy may be pursued as a process of thinking thought, of analyzing the content of thinking, such as principles, assumptions, doctrines. Or it may be pursued as thinking about thinking, as radical self-understanding,² as a process of analyzing the act of thinking, as a process of introspection, of watching the intellectual self in action.
His major contribution to biblical theology is The Prophets (New York, 1962). His work on Talmudic doctrines of revelation in the schools of Yishmaʿeʾl and ʿAqivaʾ is Torah min ha-shamayim be-aspaqlaryah shel ha-dorot, 2 vols. New York, 1962–1965). Man's Quest for God (New York, 1954) contains essays and addresses on prayer and symbolism.