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Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity

Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity

Essays

Abraham Joshua Heschel; Edited by Susannah Heschel

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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This first collection of Heschel's essays - compiled, edited and with an introduction by his daughter Susannah Heschel, is a stunning reminder of the virtuosity of one of the most well respected minds in Judaic studies.

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Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity

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EXISTENCE AND CELEBRATION
To Be a Jew: What Is It?
THERE IS A HIGH COST of living to be paid by a Jew. He has to be exalted in order to be normal in a world...

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“One of the truly great men of our day and age, a truly great prophet.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“This essential collection captures the best of a leading thinker and doer who influenced many contemporaries with an ancient prophetic tradition that he made new.” —Kirkus Reviews

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Abraham Joshua Heschel; Edited by Susannah Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-72), one of the foremost Jewish savants of our time, was internationally known as scholar, author, activist, and theologian.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Susannah Heschel

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