By Shai Held
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was once a prolific pupil, impassioned theologian, and well known activist who participated within the black civil rights move and the crusade opposed to the Vietnam warfare. He has been hailed as a hero, venerated as a visionary, and forever quoted as a devotional author. during this sympathetic, but serious, exam, Shai Held elicits the overarching subject matters and cohesion of Heschel’s incisive and insightful notion. targeting the assumption of transcendence—or the circulate from self-centeredness to God-centeredness—Held places Heschel into discussion with modern Jewish thinkers, Christian theologians, devotional writers, and philosophers of religion.
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