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such a lot reviews of Abraham Joshua Heschel procedure him as a theologian, while this booklet friends in the back of the theologian and honors Heschel because the unique thinker that he was once. So it reveals Heschel’s epistemology, his aesthetic, and his social philosophy, all bolstered by means of the thirty years of friendship and discussion that Maurice Friedman shared with him.

This ebook increases considerably severe questions touching on Heschel’s philosophy of Judaism whereas final 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 most well known interpreter of Martin Buber, has given us a lucid and deeply own account of his particular friendship with Abraham Heschel, the main inventive Jewish philosopher of the 20 th century. Friedman’s love for Heschel might be visible in the course of the ebook notwithstanding those philosophers held varied 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 adventure a significant courting with a good religious instructor, similar to Friedman did with Heschel. i discovered this e-book 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 extraordinary thinkers.”
—Kenneth P. Kramer, Professor Emeritus of Comparative non secular stories, San Jose kingdom University

“Maurice Friedman supplies us a stunning, inspiring portrait of his courting with my father over the process many many years. His ebook is a wonderful creation to my father’s lifestyles and concept and is stuffed with love and admiration.”
—Susannah Heschel, Professor of Jewish stories, Dartmouth College

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

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