Man Is Not Alone A Philosophy of Religion

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

0374513287

9780374513283

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320 Pages

$16.00

CAD18.50

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Man is Not Alone
I. THE PROBLEM OF GOD1 The Sense of the IneffableTHE AWARENESS OF GRANDEURThere are three aspects of nature which command man's attention: power, loveliness, grandeur. Power he exploits, loveliness he enjoys, grandeur fills him with awe. We take it for granted that man's mind should be sensitive to nature's loveliness. We take it equally for granted that a person who is not affected by the vision of earth and sky, who has no eyes to see the grandeur of nature and to sense the sublime, however vaguely, is not human.But why? What does it do for us? The awareness of grandeur does
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