Abraham Joshua Heschel--Philosopher of Wonder: Our by Maurice S. Friedman

By Maurice S. Friedman

so much stories of Abraham Joshua Heschel process him as a theologian, while this e-book friends at the back of the theologian and honors Heschel because the unique thinker that he was once. So it finds Heschel’s epistemology, his aesthetic, and his social philosophy, all bolstered via 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 closing significantly 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 ultimate interpreter of Martin Buber, has given us a lucid and deeply own account of his distinctive friendship with Abraham Heschel, the main artistic Jewish philosopher of the 20th century. Friedman’s love for Heschel could be visible through the booklet even if those philosophers held varied 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 reports, Grinnell College

“Few people get to adventure a significant dating with a superb non secular instructor, resembling 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 amazing thinkers.”
—Kenneth P. Kramer, Professor Emeritus of Comparative non secular reports, San Jose kingdom University

“Maurice Friedman supplies us a gorgeous, inspiring portrait of his dating with my father over the process many a long time. His e-book is a wonderful advent to my father’s existence and inspiration and is full of love and admiration.”
—Susannah Heschel, Professor of Jewish experiences, Dartmouth College

Maurice S. Friedman used to be Professor Emeritus of faith, Philosophy, and Comparative Literature at San Diego kingdom college. 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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