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Author Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972.

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

Imprint New York : Noonday Press, 1997, ©1996.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  296 HESCHEL    Check Shelf
Edition 1st Noonday pbk. ed.
Description xxx, 428 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-425).
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.
Summary Gathers essays by the Jewish scholar, activist, and theologian about Judaism, Jewish heritage, social justice, ecumenism, faith, and prayer.
Subject Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature.
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Judaism and social problems.
Judaism and social problems. (OCoLC)fst00984450
Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature. (OCoLC)fst00984306
Spiritual life -- Judaism. (OCoLC)fst01130128
Added Author Heschel, Susannah.
ISBN 0374524955 (pbk.)
9780374524951 (pbk.)
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