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Rabbi Abraham Heschel (1907-1972)

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Bio & photo.

On the Web: Articles

No Religion is an Island. Union Theological Seminary Quarterly Review (1/1/1966).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Braun, Moshe A. The Heschel Tradition: The Life & Teachings of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel of Apt (Northvale NJ: Jason Aronson, 1997).

Breslauer, S. Daniel. The Ecumenical Perspective & the Modernization of Jewish Religion (Missoula MT: Scholars, 1978).

Brown, Robert McAfee; Abraham J. Heschel & Michael Novak. Vietnam: Crisis of Conscience (NY: Association Press, 1967).

Dresner, Samuel H. I Asked for Wonder: A Spiritual Anthology (NY: Crossroad, 1983).

__________. Heschel, Hasidism & Halakha (NY: Fordham U, 2002).

Fierman, Morton C. Leap of Action: Ideas in the Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel (Lanhan MD: University Press of America, 1990).

Friedman, Maurice S. Abraham Joshua Heschel & Elie Wiesel: You Are My Witnesses (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1987).

Goodhill, Ruth Marcus (ed.) The Wisdom of Heschel (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975).

Hartman, David. The Breakdown of Tradition & the Quest for Renewal: Reflections on Three Jewish Responses to Modernity. J.B. Soloveitchik, M.M. Kaplan & A.J. Heschel (Montreal: Congretation Shaar Hashomayim, 1980).

Heschel, Abraham Joshua. The Earth is the Lord's: The Inner World of the Jew in East Europe (NY: H. Schuman, 1950).

__________. The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1952).

__________. Man is Not Alone: A Philosophy of Religion (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1951).

__________. Man's Quest for God: Studies in Prayer & Symbolism (NY: Scribner, 1954).

__________. God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism (NY: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1955).

__________. The Prophets (NY: Harper & Row, 1962).

__________. Existence & Celebration (NY: Council of Jewish Federations & Welfare Funds, 1965).

__________. Who is Man? (Stanford: Stanford U, 1965).

__________. The Insecurity of Freedom: Essays on Human Existence (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1966).

__________. Man is Not Alone (NY: Harper & Row, 1966).

__________. Israel: An Echo of Eternity (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969).

__________. A Passion for Truth (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1973).

__________. Maimonides: A Biography (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1982).

__________. The Circle of the Baal Shem Tov: Studies in Hasidism (Chicago: U. Chicago, 1985).

__________. Prophetic Inspiration after the Prophets: Maimonides & Other Medieval Authorities (ed. Morris M. Faierstein; Hoboken NJ: Ktav, 1996).

__________. Moral Grandeur & Spiritual Audacity: Essays (ed. Susannah Heschel; NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996).

Kaplan, Edward K. Holiness in Words: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Poetics of Piety (West Fulton NY: SUNY, 1996).

__________ & Samuel H. Dresner. Abraham Joshua Heschel: Prophetic Witness (New Haven: Yale, 1998).

Kasimow, Harold. Divine-Human Encounter: A Study of Abraham Joshua Heschel (Washington: U. Press of America, 1979).

__________ & Brian L. Sherwin (eds.) No Religion is an Island: Abraham Joshua Heschel & Interreligious Dialogue (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1991).

McBride, Alfred. Heschel, Religious Educator (Denville NJ: Dimension, 1973).

Merkle, John C. (ed.) Abraham Joshua Heschel: Exploring his Life & Thought (NY: Macmillan, 1985).

__________. The Genesis of Faith: The Depth Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel (NY: Macmillan, 1985).

Moore, Donald J. The Human & the Holy: The Spirituality of Abraham Joshua Heschel (NY: Fordham U, 1989).

Neusner, Jacob & Noam M.M. Neusner (eds.) To Grow in Wisdom: An Anthology of Abraham Joshua Heschel (Lanham MD: Madison, 1990).

Perlman, Lawrence. Abraham Heschel's Idea of Revelation (Atlanta: Scholars, 1989).

Rothschild, Fritz A. (ed.) Between God & Man: An Interpretation of Judaism from the Writings of Abraham J. Heschel (NY: Free Press, 1959).

Sherman, Franklin. The Promise of Heschel (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1970).

Sherwin, Byron L. Abraham Joshua Heschel (Atlanta: John Knox, 1979).

Vishniac, Roman. Polish Jews: A Pictorial Record, with an introductory essay by Abraham Joshua Heschel (NY: Schocken, 1947).

Weinberger, Theodore. Strategies for Sustaining Religious Commitment: The Art of the Religious Life (Lewiston NY: E. Mellen, 1991).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"A.J. Heschel Remembered" [1972], by Martin Hoade of NBC, 60m. From Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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