By Shai Held
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was once a prolific student, impassioned theologian, and well known activist who participated within the black civil rights flow and the crusade opposed to the Vietnam battle. He has been hailed as a hero, venerated as a visionary, and without end quoted as a devotional author. during this sympathetic, but severe, exam, Shai Held elicits the overarching issues and solidarity 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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