Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays (Paperback)

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Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays (Paperback)


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This first collection of Heschel's essays - compiled, edited and with an introduction by his daughter Susannah Heschel, is a stunning reminder of the virtuosity of one of the most well respected minds in Judaic studies.

Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was internationally known as a scholar, author, activist, and theologian. He was Professor of Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. She is the daughter of Abraham Joshua Herschel.
Product Details ISBN: 9780374524951
ISBN-10: 0374524955
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: May 16th, 1997
Pages: 464
Language: English

“One of the truly great men of our day and age, a truly great prophet.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“This essential collection captures the best of a leading thinker and doer who influenced many contemporaries with an ancient prophetic tradition that he made new.” —Kirkus Reviews