By Michael Marmur
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907–1972) was once one of many 20th century’s so much influential Jewish thinkers, a revered theologian and enthusiastic civil rights activist who marched to Selma with Martin Luther King, Jr. His theology emphasised the immediacy of ask yourself and awe, but his writing was once studded with symptoms of his huge wisdom of conventional scholarship. No different Jewish philosopher of notice within the 20th century used any such wide variety of texts so extensively.
Abraham Joshua Heschel and the resources of Wonder is the 1st publication to illustrate how Heschel’s political, highbrow, and religious commitments have been embedded in his examining of Jewish culture. by way of laying off new gentle on how Heschel’s theological venture reconciled the calls for of culture and the trendy international, Michael Marmur bargains an inspirational lesson in how modern Jewish concept can embody either the texts of the prior and the demanding situations of the present.
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Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Sources of Wonder (The Kenneth Michael Tanenbaum Series in Jewish Studies) by Michael Marmur