Spiritual radical : Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972 (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Spiritual radical : Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Author: Edward K Kaplan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
collective biographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaplan, Edward K., 1942-
Spiritual radical.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007002775
(OCoLC)81860485
Named Person: Abraham Joshua Heschel; Abraham Joshua Heschel
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward K Kaplan
ISBN: 9780300137699 0300137699
OCLC Number: 173817310
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (American Jewish Studies) 2007
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 530 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cincinnati : the war years --
Rescuing the American soul --
Spiritual radical --
Apostle to the Gentiles --
Final years.
Responsibility: Edward K. Kaplan.
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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  Read more...

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"This is a prodigiously researched, sound, and important book. Spiritual Radical is a substantial achievement, a work of love and devotion and real biographical acumen."-Steven Zipperstein, Koshland Read more...

 
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