By Maurice S. Friedman

so much reports of Abraham Joshua Heschel strategy him as a theologian, while this ebook friends at the back of the theologian and honors Heschel because the unique thinker that he used to be. So it finds Heschel’s epistemology, his aesthetic, and his social philosophy, all strengthened via the thirty years of friendship and discussion that Maurice Friedman shared with him.

This ebook increases considerably severe questions bearing on 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 ideal interpreter of Martin Buber, has given us a lucid and deeply own account of his certain friendship with Abraham Heschel, the main inventive Jewish philosopher of the 20 th century. Friedman’s love for Heschel might be obvious during the ebook notwithstanding those philosophers held various perspectives on faith and Judaism. Friedman is helping us comprehend why Heschel is taken into account through many to be the Jewish saint of his generation.”
—Harold Kasimow, Professor Emeritus of spiritual experiences, Grinnell College

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

“Maurice Friedman provides us a stunning, inspiring portrait of his courting with my father over the process many a long time. His booklet is an excellent 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 kingdom collage. 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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