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Spiritual radical : Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Kaplan, Edward K., 1942-

Verlag: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007, 2007
ISBN 10: 0300115407 / ISBN 13: 9780300115406
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Titel: Spiritual radical : Abraham Joshua Heschel ...

Verlag: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007

Erscheinungsdatum: 2007

Einband: Hardcover


, xiv, 530pp., very good red hardcover, The second volume of his biography of Jewish scholar and activist Abraham Heschel. Covers: Cincinnati : the war years -- Rescuing the American soul -- Spiritual radical -- Apostle to the Gentiles -- Final years. ISBN 9780300115406 . Buchnummer des Verkäufers 33219

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Inhaltsangabe: Born in Warsaw, raised in a Hasidic community, and reaching maturity in secular Jewish Vilna and cosmopolitan Berlin, Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) escaped Nazism and immigrated to the United States in 1940. This lively and readable book tells the comprehensive story of his life and work in America, his politics and personality, and how he came to influence not only Jewish debate but also wider religious and cultural debates in the postwar decades. A worthy sequel to his widely-praised biography of Heschel's early years, Edward Kaplan's new volume draws on previously unseen archives, FBI files, interviews with people who knew Heschel, and analyses of his extensive writings. Kaplan explores Heschel's shy and private side, his spiritual radicalism, and his vehement defence of the Hebrew prophets' ideal of absolute integrity and truth in ethical and political life. Of special interest are Heschel's interfaith activities, including a secret meeting with Pope Paul VI during Vatican II, his commitment to civil rights with Martin Luther King, Jr., his views on the state of Israel, and his opposition to the Vietnam War. A tireless challenger to spiritual and religious complacency, Heschel stands as a dramatically important witness.

Über den Autor: Edward K. Kaplan is Kevy and Hortense Kaiserman Professor in the Humanities at Brandeis University where he teaches in French, comparative literature, and religious studies. He has been writing on Heschel for many years, and his publications include Holiness in Words: A.J. Heschel's Poetics of Piety.

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