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Heschel, Abraham Joshua 1907-1972

Overview
Works: 378 works in 1,396 publications in 13 languages and 35,573 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Quotations  Pictorial works  Poetry  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: BS1505.2, 296
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Most widely held works by Abraham Joshua Heschel
The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

93 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion
God in search of man; a philosophy of Judaism by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

121 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most revered religious leaders of the 20th century, and "God in Search of Man "and its companion volume," Man Is Not Alone," two of his most important books, are classics of modern Jewish theology. "God in Search of Man" combines scholarship with lucidity, reverence, and compassion as Dr. Heschel discusses not man's search for God but God's for man--the notion of a Chosen People, an idea which, he writes, "signifies not a quality inherent in the people but a relationship between the people and God." It is an extraordinary description of the nature of Biblical thought, and how that thought becomes faith
Man is not alone; a philosophy of religion by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

46 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains the philosophical side of religion
The Sabbath, its meaning for modern man by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

58 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication-and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in modern life. In this brief yet profound meditation on the meaning of the Seventh Day, Heschel introduced the idea of an "architecture of holiness" that appears not in space but in time. Judaism, he argues, is a religion of time: it finds meaning not in space and the material things that fill it but in time and the eternity that imbues it, so that "the Sabbaths are our great cathedrals."
A passion for truth by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Passion For Truth, Heschel delves into the exploration of hope and despair in Hasidism. Heschel drew on his own experiences from his study of the Kotzker and the Baal Shem Tov to create this classic work
Between God and man; an interpretation of Judaism, from the writings of Abraham J. Heschel by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

39 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is man? by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wijsgerig-antropologisch essay over de vraag naar het wezen van het menszijn door de joodse filosoof en theoloog
Israel: an echo of eternity by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the meaning of Israel, in the aftermath of the Six-Day war of 1967. he considers Israel to be an Embodiement of Central biblical assumptions and aspirations
Maimonides : a biography by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influential scholar and savant Abraham Joshua Heschel combines an account of the life of medieval Jewish scholar Maimonides with an introduction to his writings and their place in the broader tradition of Jewish thought
The insecurity of freedom; essays on human existence by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1988 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heschel deals with the concrete problems of our age and with moral teachings. among the problems he considers are: race relations, Catholic and Protestant renewal, youth and maturity. his views are still germane after all these years
Man's quest for God; studies in prayer and symbolism by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heavenly Torah : as refracted through the generations by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Hebrew and English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Known most widely for his role in the civil rights and peace movements of the 1960s, Abraham Joshua Heschel made major scholarly contributions to the fields of biblical studies, rabbinics, medieval Jewish philosophy, Hasidism, and mysticism. Yet his most ambitious scholarly achievement, his three-volume study of Rabbinic Judaism, originally published in Hebrew between the years 1962 and 1990, is only now appearing in English."--Jacket
The circle of the Baal Shem Tov : studies in Hasidism by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam: crisis of conscience by Robert McAfee Brown( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth is the Lord's; the inner world of the Jew in East Europe by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and German and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moral grandeur and spiritual audacity : essays by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Polish Jews : a pictorial record by Roman Vishniac( Book )

28 editions published between 1947 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wisdom of Heschel by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philosophy may be defined as the art of asking the right questions...Awareness of the problem outlives all solutions. The answers are questions in disguise, every new answer giving rise to new questions." This example of Rabbi Heschel's thought and manner of expression, familiar to the readers of his many books, serves as an epigraph to The Wisdom of Heschel. As Ruth Goodhill says in her foreword, "These selections from the works of the prophetic giant of the twentieth century, Abraham Joshua Heschel, represent my personal response to his writings. This book, conceived during his lifetime, is offered as an introduction to his thought and to his profound understanding of the agonies of modern society." Most of the selections are taken from God in Search of Man, The Insecurity of Freedom, Man Is Not Alone, The Sabbath, The Prophets, and Who Is Man' Among the categories in which the excerpts have been grouped are "Questions Man Asks, " "Man's Needs, " "Caring for Our Old, " "Teaching Our Young, " "Law, "" The Sabbath, " and "One World."
The earth is the Lord's; and the Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

17 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I asked for wonder : a spiritual anthology by Abraham Joshua Heschel( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
A. J. Hesheru 1907-1972

A. J. Hessheru 1907-1972

A. J. ヘッシェル 1907-1972

Abraham J. Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel rabbino e filosofo polacco

Abraham Joshua Heschel teolog i filozof żydowski

Abraham Joshua Heschel US-amerikanischer Rabbiner und Philosoph

Heschel, A. Joshua.

Heschel, Abraham

Heschel Abraham 1907-1972

Heschel, Abraham J.

Heschel, Abraham J. 1907-1972

Heschel, Abraham J. (Abraham Joshua), 1907-1972

Heschel, Abraham Joshua

Heschil, Avraham Jehoshua 1907-1972

Heschl, Abraham Joshua 1907-1972

Hʻešel, ʼAbraham.

Hešel, ʾAbraham Yhwšuʿa 1907-1972

Hešel, ʾAvraham Yěhōšuaʿ 1907-1972

Heshel, Abraham J. 1907-1972

Heshel, Abraham J. (Abraham Joshua), 1907-1972

Heshel Abraham Joshua 1907-1972

Heshel, Avraham 1907-1972

Heshel, Avraham Yehoshuʿa 1907-1972

Heshil, Avraham Yehoshuʻa 1907-1972

Heshl, Avraham Yehoshuʻa 1907-1972

Hešil, ʾAbraham Yhwšuʿa 1907-1972

Hešl, ʾAbraham Yhwšuʿa 1907-1972

Абрахам Джошуа Хешел

Гешель, Авраам Иехошуа

Гешель, Авраам Иехошуа 1907-1972

Хешель, Авраам Иехошуа 1907-1972

אברהם יהושע העשל אמעריקאנער ראביי און פילאסאף

אברהם יהושע השל

העשיל, אברהם יהושע 1907־1972

העשל, אברהם

העשל, אברהם יהושע

העשל, אברהם יהושע ־1907

העשל אברהם יהושע 1907-1972

העשעל אברהם יהושע 1907-1972

השיל, אברהם יהושע

השיל, אברהם יהושע בן משה מרדכי

השיל, אברהם יהושע השיל 1972־1907

השל, אברהם יהושע

השל אברהם יהושע 1907-1972

השל, אברהם יהושע בן משה מרדכי

השל, אברהם יהושע העשל 1972־1907

השל, אברהם יהישע

آبراهام جاشوا هیشل

아브라함 J. 헤셸

アブラハム・ヘシェル 1907-1972

アブラハム・ヨシュア・ヘッシェル

ヘシェル, A. J.

ヘシェル, アブラハム

ヘシェル, アブラハム・J.

ヘッシェル, A. J.

ベッシェル, エイブラハム・ジョシュア

Languages
English (553)

German (33)

Italian (23)

Spanish (23)

Hebrew (21)

Dutch (16)

French (15)

Polish (7)

Chinese (3)

Romanian (2)

Portuguese (2)

Russian (1)

Korean (1)

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God in search of man; a philosophy of JudaismMan is not alone; a philosophy of religionThe Sabbath, its meaning for modern manA passion for truthBetween God and man; an interpretation of Judaism, from the writings of Abraham J. HeschelWho is man?Israel: an echo of eternityMaimonides : a biography