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Leap of Action: Ideas in the Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel (Hardback)

Morton C. Fierman

Edité par University Press of America, United States, 1990
ISBN 10: 0819175676 / ISBN 13: 9780819175670
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Titre : Leap of Action: Ideas in the Theology of ...

Éditeur : University Press of America, United States

Date d'édition : 1990

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. This book elaborates on Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel s contribution to religion in general and Judaism in particular. Examines his concern with leap of action vs leap of faith . The central thoughts of this text revolve around fifteen areas, including such concepts as Heschel s approach to freedom, peace, racism, justice, prayer, brotherhood, faith, education, man, Israel, the sabbath, the prophets, Mitzvah, philosophy and the Bible. Prime sources for these ideas are found in Heschel s major works: God in Search of Man, Man is Not Alone, and The Prophets, as well as in his other publications. Includes photographs. N° de réf. du libraire ANB9780819175670

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Synopsis : This book elaborates on Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel's contribution to religion in general and Judaism in particular. Examines his concern with "leap of action" vs "leap of faith". The central thoughts of this text revolve around fifteen areas, including such concepts as Heschel's approach to freedom, peace, racism, justice, prayer, brotherhood, faith, education, man, Israel, the sabbath, the prophets, Mitzvah, philosophy and the Bible. Prime sources for these ideas are found in Heschel's major works: God in Search of Man, Man is Not Alone, and The Prophets, as well as in his other publications. Includes photographs.

Critique: Morton C. Fierman, brilliant pedagogue, penetrates the heart, soul, and mind of Heschel, and keeps alive the flame which Heschel first kindled... -- Samson H. Levey, Professor of Rabbinics & Jewish Religious Thought, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles The American Rabbi In every reader, I trust, he will awaken a strong desire to go on from this book to the writings by which Abraham Joshua Heschel has enriched our world. -- Rabbi Alfred Wolf, Ph.D., Director, Skirball Institute on American Values of the American Jewish Committee The American Rabbi The book is no mere anthology, even though it contains abundant quotations from Heschel. Fierman guides his student-readers over the more difficult terrain and prepares them to meet the great teacher at his best...This book captures some of the care,skill, reflection and passion Heschel displayed throughout his life on prayer, Israel, education, justice, the bible and much more. The American Rabbi The book is no mere anthology, even though it contains abundant quotations from Heschel. Fierman guides his student-readers over the more difficult terrain and prepares them to meet the great teacher at his best...This book captures some of the care, skill, reflection and passion Heschel displayed throughout his life on prayer, Israel, education, justice, the bible and much more. The American Rabbi Morton C. Fierman, brilliant pedagogue, penetrates the heart, soul, and mind of Heschel, and keeps alive the flame which Heschel first kindled... -- Samson H. Levey, Professor of Rabbinics & Jewish Religious Thought, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles The American Rabbi In every reader, I trust, he will awaken a strong desire to go on from this book to the writings by which Abraham Joshua Heschel has enriched our world. -- Rabbi Alfred Wolf, Ph.D., Director, Skirball Institute on American Values of the American Jewish Committee The American Rabbi

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