Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence
Rabbi Shai Held, co-founder of Mechon Hadar, discusses his new book on Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) the prolific scholar, impassioned theologian and prominent activist who participated in the civil rights movement and the campaign against the Vietnam War.
Heschel has been hailed as a hero, honored as a visionary and endlessly quoted as a devotional writer. In "Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence" (Indiana University Press, 2013), Held elicits the overarching themes and unity of… Show more
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