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Heschel, Abraham Joshua 1907-1972

Overview
Works: 560 works in 1,899 publications in 9 languages and 39,287 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Biographies  Quotations  Pictorial works  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Honoree, Editor, Other, Contributor, wpr, Interviewee
Classifications: BS1505.2, 296
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The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

86 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion
God in search of man; a philosophy of Judaism by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

91 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most revered religious leaders of the 20th century, and "God in Search of Man "and its companion volume," Man Is Not Alone," two of his most important books, are classics of modern Jewish theology. "God in Search of Man" combines scholarship with lucidity, reverence, and compassion as Dr. Heschel discusses not man's search for God but God's for man--the notion of a Chosen People, an idea which, he writes, "signifies not a quality inherent in the people but a relationship between the people and God." It is an extraordinary description of the nature of Biblical thought, and how that thought becomes faith
Man is not alone; a philosophy of religion by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

59 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains the philosophical side of religion
The Sabbath, its meaning for modern man by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

75 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wood engravings by Ilya Schor
A passion for truth by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Passion For Truth, Heschel delves into the exploration of hope and despair in Hasidism. Heschel drew on his own experiences from his study of the Kotzker and the Baal Shem Tov to create this classic work
Who is man? by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shi cong ren zi shen chu fa lai si suo ren. zuo zhe ren wei, ren de wen ti bu jin shi guan yu ren de ben zhi wen ti, er qie shi ren de chu jing de wen ti." zuo ren " bi " ren de cun zai " geng zhong yao
The insecurity of freedom; essays on human existence by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

“America’s problem number one is… the promotion of spiritual homicide, the systematic liquidation of man as a person,” writes Dr. Heschel. Inquiring first into the day-to-day problems of our age, these essays uncover deeper concerns underlying social manifestations. Are we free when we fill our material needs merely? Isn’t the heart of the relationship between doctor and patient to be found in the discovery of compassion and not in the technology of medicine? Have we betrayed our children by making their education a means and not an end? Dr. Heschel calls for radical solutions, for grappling with the fundamental features of human existence. With knowledge and insight, he illuminates the perplexities of modern man and points the way toward a sense of significant being
Maimonides : a biography by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

36 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influential scholar and savant Abraham Joshua Heschel combines an account of the life of medieval Jewish scholar Maimonides with an introduction to his writings and their place in the broader tradition of Jewish thought
Israel: an echo of eternity by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the meaning of Israel, in the aftermath of the Six-Day war of 1967. he considers Israel to be an Embodiement of Central biblical assumptions and aspirations
Man's quest for God : studies in prayer and symbolism by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

26 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and German and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907Chr(45)1972), professor of Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, was one of the outstanding philosophers and theologians of our time. Internationally acclaimed author, scholar, activist and theologian, Dr Heschel's classic, "Man's Quest for God", originally published in 1954, continues to be a significant contribution to contemporary Jewish literature. In his poetic and inspiring style, Heschel offers insights that speak deeply to the essence of prayer."--Amazon.com
Between God and man; an interpretation of Judaism, from the writings of Abraham J. Heschel by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in English and German and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The circle of the Baal Shem Tov : studies in Hasidism by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heavenly Torah : as refracted through the generations by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Known most widely for his role in the civil rights and peace movements of the 1960s, Abraham Joshua Heschel made major scholarly contributions to the fields of biblical studies, rabbinics, medieval Jewish philosophy, Hasidism, and mysticism. Yet his most ambitious scholarly achievement, his three-volume study of Rabbinic Judaism, originally published in Hebrew between the years 1962 and 1990, is only now appearing in English."--Jacket
Vietnam: crisis of conscience by Robert McAfee Brown( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish Jews : a pictorial record by Roman Vishniac( Book )

34 editions published between 1947 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photos depict the lives of Polish Jews on the eve of the Holocaust, and are accompanied by a discussion of the aspects of Jewish life that gave it its special qualities
The earth is the Lord's; the inner world of the Jew in East Europe by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

37 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moral grandeur and spiritual audacity : essays by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-72), one of the foremost Jewish savants of our time, was internationally known as scholar, author, activist, and theologian. In his lifetime Heschel spoke and published widely. Arriving in the United States in flight from the brutalities of Nazi Germany, he never forgot that the search for the divine and for human spirituality is inseparable from the search for a just society. As a revered and beloved teacher, he impressed on his students, first at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati and then during his many years as Professor of Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the spiritual imperatives of prayer, of ecumenism, of social decency. This first collection of Dr. Heschel's essays is arranged in five groups: "Existence and Celebration," "No Time for Neutrality," "Toward a Just Society," "No Religion Is an Island" (on ecumenism), and "The Holy Dimension." The essays include a tribute to Reinhold Niebuhr and a discussion of Father Bernard Haring, the moral theologian. The appendix contains Carl Stern's famous television interview with Dr. Heschel, recorded shortly before his death. The book also includes an introduction to Dr. Heschel's life and thought by the editor, his daughter, Susannah Heschel, who holds the Abba Hillel Silver chair in Jewish Studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She is also the editor of the landmark collection On Being a Jewish Feminist
The earth is the Lord's; and the Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

26 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I asked for wonder : a spiritual anthology by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Prophetic inspiration after the prophets : Maimonides and other medieval authorities by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israelite prophets is well known, his studies of prophetic inspiration among Jewish scholars of the Middle Ages is not, in part because it exists in article form and in part because these articles were written in Hebrew. The standard Jewish view is that prophecy ended with the ancient prophets, somewhere early in the Second Temple era. Heschel demonstrated that this view is not altogether accurate. Belief in the possibility of continued prophetic inspiration, and in its
 
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Who is man?
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God in search of man; a philosophy of JudaismMan is not alone; a philosophy of religionThe Sabbath, its meaning for modern manA passion for truthWho is man?Maimonides : a biographyIsrael: an echo of eternityMan's quest for God : studies in prayer and symbolism
Alternative Names
A. J. Hesheru 1907-1972

A. J. Hessheru 1907-1972

A. J. ヘッシェル 1907-1972

Abraham J. Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel americký rabín a profesor židovské etiky

Abraham Joshua Heschel Amerikaans rabbijn (1907-1972)

Abraham Joshua Heschel Polish-American Conservative Judaism Rabbi

Abraham Joshua Heschel rabbino e filosofo polacco

Abraham Joshua Heschel teolog i filozof żydowski

Abraham Joshua Heschel US-amerikanischer Rabbiner und Philosoph

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Heschil, Avraham Jehoshua 1907-1972

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Hešil, ʾAbraham Yhwšuʿa 1907-1972

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Абрахам Джошуа Хешел

Гешель, Авраам Иехошуа

Гешель, Авраам Иехошуа 1907-1972

Хешель, Абрам Иешуа

Хешель, Авраам Иехошуа 1907-1972

אברהם יהושע השל

אברהם יהושע השל חוקר מחשבת ישראל ופילוסוף, אמריקאי יהודי

העשיל, אברהם יהושע 1907־1972

העשל, אברהם

העשל, אברהם 1907-1972

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השיל, אברהם יהושע

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השיל, אברהם יהושע השיל 1907-1972

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השל, אברהם יהושע

השל אברהם יהושע 1907-1972

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השל, אברהם יהושע העשל 1907-1972

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השל, אברהם יהישע 1907-1972

آبراهام جاشوا هیشل

ابراهام جوشوا هيشيل

아브라함 J. 헤셸

헤셀, 요수아 1907-1972

헤셸, 아브라함 J. 1907-1972

헤셸, 아브라함 요수아 1907-1972

헤셸, 에이브러햄 요수아 1907-1972

헤셸, 에이브러헴 조수아 1907-1972

헤셸, 요수아 1907-1972

アブラハム・ヘシェル 1907-1972

アブラハム・ヨシュア・ヘッシェル

ヘシェル, A. J.

ヘシェル, アブラハム

ヘシェル, アブラハム・J.

ヘッシェル, A. J.

ベッシェル, エイブラハム・ジョシュア

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German (30)

Spanish (14)

Hebrew (10)

Polish (9)

Korean (6)

Chinese (4)

Japanese (3)

French (2)