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By Maurice S. Friedman

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

This publication increases considerably serious questions relating Heschel’s philosophy of Judaism whereas last drastically 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 greatest interpreter of Martin Buber, has given us a lucid and deeply own account of his distinct friendship with Abraham Heschel, the main artistic Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. Friedman’s love for Heschel will be visible in the course of the booklet even if 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 reports, Grinnell College

“Few folks get to adventure a significant courting with an exceptional religious instructor, similar to Friedman did with Heschel. i discovered this booklet 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 spiritual reports, San Jose country University

“Maurice Friedman offers us a stunning, inspiring portrait of his dating with my father over the process many a long time. His booklet is an excellent advent to my father’s lifestyles and suggestion 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 smooth guy (2005) and Abraham Joshua Heschel & Elie Wiesel, you're My Witnesses (1987).

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