Maurice S. Friedman's Abraham Joshua Heschel--Philosopher of Wonder: Our PDF

By Maurice S. Friedman

ISBN-10: 1498215440

ISBN-13: 9781498215442

ISBN-10: 1620322064

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such a lot experiences of Abraham Joshua Heschel method him as a theologian, while this ebook friends at the back of the theologian and honors Heschel because the unique thinker that he was once. So it finds Heschel’s epistemology, his aesthetic, and his social philosophy, all strengthened by means of the thirty years of friendship and discussion that Maurice Friedman shared with him.

This e-book increases considerably serious questions bearing on Heschel’s philosophy of Judaism whereas closing enormously 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 top-rated interpreter of Martin Buber, has given us a lucid and deeply own account of his targeted friendship with Abraham Heschel, the main inventive Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. Friedman’s love for Heschel will be visible during the publication even though those philosophers held various perspectives on faith and Judaism. Friedman is helping us comprehend why Heschel is taken into account by means of many to be the Jewish saint of his generation.”
—Harold Kasimow, Professor Emeritus of non secular experiences, Grinnell College

“Few folks get to event a significant courting with a very good non secular instructor, corresponding to Friedman did with Heschel. i discovered this ebook to supply splendidly wealthy insights into Heschel’s lived knowledge and ethical grandeur. Abraham Joshua Heschel offers an evocative account of the dialogical interactions among those impressive thinkers.”
—Kenneth P. Kramer, Professor Emeritus of Comparative spiritual reviews, San Jose country University

“Maurice Friedman offers us a stunning, inspiring portrait of his courting with my father over the process many a long time. His publication is a wonderful creation to my father’s lifestyles and proposal and is full of love and admiration.”
—Susannah Heschel, Professor of Jewish reviews, Dartmouth College

Maurice S. Friedman was once 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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