Thunder in the Soul: To Be Known by God
Plough Publishing House
March 02, 2021
4.9 X 6.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.4 pounds
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About the Author
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was one of the most prominent Jewish theologians and philosophers of the twentieth century. Born in Poland, he moved to America in 1940. Maintaining that religion and justice were inseparable, he was active in the civil rights and anti-war movements. His books include The Earth Is the Lord's (1950), Man Is Not Alone: A Philosophy of Religion (1951), The Sabbath: Its Meaning to Modern Man (1951), Man's Quest for God: Studies in Prayer and Symbolism (1954), God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism (1956); and The Prophets (1962).
Robert Erlewine, Isaac Funk Professor of Religion at Illinois Wesleyan University, teaches courses on philosophy of religion and modern Judaism. As a scholar, Dr. Erlewine explores the interconnections between modern Jewish thought and broader social and political concerns. He is the author of Monotheism and Tolerance (2010) and Judaism and the West (2016), and has served as managing editor of the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy.
Susannah Heschel, The daughter of Abraham Joshua Heschel, Susannah Heschel is the Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Heschel's scholarship focuses on Jewish and Christian interactions in Germany during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She is the author of Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus (1998), and other works. Susannah is one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century.