Download e-book for kindle: Abraham Joshua Heschel--Philosopher of Wonder: Our by Maurice S. Friedman

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).

Show description

Read Online or Download Abraham Joshua Heschel--Philosopher of Wonder: Our Thirty-Year Friendship and Dialogue PDF

Best religious philosophy books

Download e-book for iPad: Encouraging Words in a Discouraging World (366 daily by ron wallace

You've tousled every now and then on your lifestyles. you'll believe you havemessed up your whole lifestyles. It’s now not in regards to the measurement of your errors. It’s concerning the measurement of your God. those devotions may help you find the bigness of the affection and forgiveness from an enormous God. This similar God, who made an international of distinction within the lives of others, could make an identical distinction on your international.

Marketing Shares, Sharing Markets: Experts in Investment - download pdf or read online

This publication introduces the reader to the 'world of finance', extra precisely to at least one middle task: funding banking. Analysing the practices of investors, analysts, agents and bankers it finds how their contrasting views on stocks are positioned to take advantage of and the results this has for funding banks, enterprises, traders and the inventory markets.

Download e-book for iPad: Kierkegaard's Writings, XXIV, Volume 24: The Book on Adler: by Søren Kierkegaard,Howard V. Hong,Edna H. Hong

Kierkegaard was once pushed to put in writing The e-book on Adler after information unfold Danish pastor, Adolph P. Adler, claimed to have skilled a revelation during which Christ dictated a brand new doctrine. Like many others, Kierkegaard was once intrigued via Adler--but for various purposes than so much. Over the 8 years within which Kierkegaard labored at the manuscript, the phenomenon of Adler turned a priority secondary to the bigger query of authority.

New PDF release: The Immediacy of Mystical Experience in the European

This quantity examines mystical stories as portrayed in a number of methods by way of “authors” akin to philosophers, mystics, psychoanalysts, writers, and peasant ladies. those “mystical authors” have, through the a long time, tried to show the unsayable via writings, work, or oral tales. The speedy adventure of God is the first resource and supreme objective of those mystical expressions.

Additional resources for Abraham Joshua Heschel--Philosopher of Wonder: Our Thirty-Year Friendship and Dialogue

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Abraham Joshua Heschel--Philosopher of Wonder: Our Thirty-Year Friendship and Dialogue by Maurice S. Friedman

by Ronald

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 26 votes