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By Maurice S. Friedman

such a lot experiences of Abraham Joshua Heschel process him as a theologian, while this ebook friends in the back of the theologian and honors Heschel because the unique thinker that he used to be. So it finds Heschel’s epistemology, his aesthetic, and his social philosophy, all bolstered via the thirty years of friendship and discussion that Maurice Friedman shared with him.

This publication increases considerably severe questions referring to Heschel’s philosophy of Judaism whereas final drastically appreciative of the sweep and command of his philosophy that Friedman believes weren't sufficiently labored through.

“In Abraham Joshua Heschel, Maurice Friedman, the disciple and premiere interpreter of Martin Buber, has given us a lucid and deeply own account of his special friendship with Abraham Heschel, the main inventive Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. Friedman’s love for Heschel should be visible through the e-book even if those philosophers held diverse perspectives on faith and Judaism. Friedman is helping us comprehend why Heschel is taken into account via many to be the Jewish saint of his generation.”
—Harold Kasimow, Professor Emeritus of spiritual reviews, Grinnell College

“Few people get to event a significant dating with a good religious instructor, corresponding to Friedman did with Heschel. i discovered this publication to supply splendidly wealthy insights into Heschel’s lived knowledge and ethical grandeur. Abraham Joshua Heschel presents an evocative account of the dialogical interactions among those striking thinkers.”
—Kenneth P. Kramer, Professor Emeritus of Comparative spiritual reviews, San Jose kingdom University

“Maurice Friedman supplies us a stunning, inspiring portrait of his courting with my father over the process many a long time. His e-book is an excellent advent to my father’s lifestyles and idea and is full of love and admiration.”
—Susannah Heschel, Professor of Jewish reports, Dartmouth College

Maurice S. Friedman used to be Professor Emeritus of faith, Philosophy, and Comparative Literature at San Diego country collage. he's the writer or editor of over fifty books, together with a translation of Martin Buber’s Hasidism and glossy guy (2005) and Abraham Joshua Heschel & Elie Wiesel, you're My Witnesses (1987).

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