In the Fall issue of Modern Judaism 29/3 October , there is a devastating review of Gordon Tucker’s translation of Heschel’s Heavenly. My Wednesday morning Torah study group is reading Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Torah Min HaShamayim b’Aspeklaria HaDorot / Heavenly. Heavenly Torah by Abraham Joshua Heschel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Be what heavenl, this is obviously what Heschel thought of as his magnum opus, and his scholarship is evaluated primarily by this book. The Abode of the Shekhinah.

In his tragically brief lifetime, Heschel represented many role models. The Book of Deuteronomy.

Heschel’s Known most widely for his role in the civil rights and peace movements of the s, Abraham Joshua Heschel made major scholarly contributions to the fields of biblical studies, rabbinics, medieval Jewish philosophy, Hasidism, and mysticism.

Going to take my time and learn hesschel Heschel and not just read him. The Tabernacle and the Sacrifices. Trivia About Heavenly Torah: He was the hero of modern Jewish theologians, the father of the new Jewish spirituality and the eloquent spokesperson for all who were devoted to repairing our seriously flawed world.

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Don Schiewer rated it it was amazing Sep 01, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I would like to read more of his works as a result. Comments The hexvenly are moderated and checked when I get to them.


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His masterwork now appears in English for the first time. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Reading this was an ambitious undertaking for me — pp.

Best known for his role in the Civil Rights and peace movements of the s and for his In his teens he recei Heschel was a descendant of preeminent rabbinic families of Europe, both on his father’s Moshe Mordechai Heschel, who died of influenza in and mother’s Reizel Perlow Heschel side, and a descendant of Rebbe Avrohom Yehoshua Heshl of Apt and other dynasties.

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The articles are still online, but they transferred it to a new server http: There may be some dissent from the inevitable emissions, some few typos, some doubts about Tucker’s interpretations. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Jan 26, Sean marked it as to-read Shelves: Jun 09, Andy rated it really liked it. In the end, Heschel, though his own preferences are fairly clear, leaves it to the reader to reflect on and work out the application of the insights he has provided.


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Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Henric rated it it was amazing Torqh 02, Although Heschel is aware of the plurality of opinions shared by the Sages, I found that he nevertheless strives to determine which opinion is correct, according to its compatibility with the simple meaning of the biblical text Peshuto shel Mikra. Book titles OR Journal titles. The English version of the book makes completely transparent the intent and intellectual context of the original-a matter that has been simplified not merely by the clear translation of the texts, citations and footnotes, but by the addition layer of Tucker’s own footnotes and illuminating chapter introductions that make Heschel’s aims wholly clear to the reader-a matter that is sometimes hard to fully grasp with the dense opacity of the Hebrew original