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The ineffable name of God--man : poems

Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel; Morton M Leifman
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The 66 poems, published here in English and Yiddish on facing pages, were collected in the first book Abraham Joshua Heschel ever published. They appeared in Warsaw in 1933 when Heschel was 26 years old and still a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Berlin. Written between 1927 and 1933 - and never published in English before - this is the intimate spiritual diary of a devout European Jew, loyal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Abraham Joshua Heschel; Abraham Joshua Heschel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Joshua Heschel; Morton M Leifman
ISBN: 0826416322 9780826416322
OCLC Number: 55625679
Language Note: English and Yiddish.
Description: 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I and you --
Help --
Millions of eyes, clogged --
Suicide --
People's eyes wait --
The forgotten --
God's tears --
God and man --
War and victory --
From heart to heart --
Cry through the nights A-B --
God follows me everywhere --
The most precious word --
Need --
Brother God --
Promise --
Intimate hymn --
At dusk A-D --
Palaces in time --
Evenings in the city --
In the evening on the streets --
To the master of time in the last hour --
To a lady in a dream --
In the palace of your face --
My betrothed --
Message --
From your hands --
Embarrassment --
Eye on a dream --
Youngest desire --
The right to wonder --
In the most distant closeness --
Between me and the world --
Youth --
Secrets of my longing --
In the park --
Lonely --
My seal --
Debts --
Untitled --
Untitled --
My songs/poems --
Summer --
I befriend the forests --
The month of Tammuz in the fields --
Waterfalls in the river --
A Sunday in July in Berlin --
To the beloved in autumn --
Snow on the fields --
Ocean A-F --
Twilight at night by the sea --
Earth --
Guilt --
Forgiveness --
The ne'er-do-well (Schlimazl) --
Untitled --
Noble friend --
At night --
A prayer for all rulers --
The sick man A-B --
Untitled --
Petition --
Tikkun hatzot --
midnight's mourning prayer --
Repentance --
My song.
Other Titles: Shem hameforash--menṭsh.
Responsibility: Abraham Joshua Heschel ; translated from the Yiddish by Morton M. Leifman ; introduction by Edward K. Kaplan.
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