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Author Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972.

Title Moral grandeur and spiritual audacity : essays / edited by Susannah Heschel.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  296 H583M    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxx, 428 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction / Susannah Heschel -- To Be a Jew: What Is It? -- The Moment at Sinai -- Existence and Celebration -- Hasidism as a New Approach to Torah -- Israel as Memory -- We Cannot Force People to Believe -- A Time for Renewal -- Pikuach Neshama: To Save a Soul -- The Meaning of Repentance -- On the Day of Hate -- No Time for Neutrality -- Symbolism and Jewish Faith -- The Spirit of Jewish Prayer -- Toward an Understanding of Halacha -- Yom Kippur -- Teaching Religion to American Jews -- Jewish Theology -- The Mystical Element in Judaism -- A Preface to an Understanding of Revelation -- God, Torah, and Israel -- The Meaning of This War (World War II) -- The Plight of Russian Jews -- The Moral Dilemma of the Space Age -- Required: A Moral Ombudsman -- The Reasons for My Involvement in the Peace Movement -- In Search of Exaltation -- A Prayer for Peace -- No Religion Is an Island -- Choose Life! -- On Prayer -- The God of Israel and Christian Renewal -- What Ecumenism Is.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-425).
Subject Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature.
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Judaism and social problems.
Added Author Heschel, Susannah.
ISBN 0374199809 hardcover
9780374199807 hardcover
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