Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence by Shai Held

By Shai Held

Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was once a prolific student, impassioned theologian, and famous activist who participated within the black civil rights move and the crusade opposed to the Vietnam warfare. He has been hailed as a hero, venerated as a visionary, and ceaselessly quoted as a devotional author. during this sympathetic, but serious, exam, Shai Held elicits the overarching topics and solidarity of Heschel’s incisive and insightful concept. targeting the belief of transcendence—or the circulate from self-centeredness to God-centeredness—Held places Heschel into discussion with modern Jewish thinkers, Christian theologians, devotional writers, and philosophers of religion.

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