54 Insightful Quotes By Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Distinguished Jewish Philosopher
Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Jewish theologian, philosopher and rabbi, who was born in Poland but lived in the United States for the second half of his life. After pursuing an orthodox Jewish education, he studied at the University of Berlin, from where he earned his doctorate degree. However, the persecution of Jews by the Nazis forced him to leave Germany and he arrived in New York in 1940. After arriving in the United States, he became a teacher at the Hebrew Union College and later on joined the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He tirelessly contributed in the Civil Rights Movement. Heschel was also very well-known for the numerous books that he had written. Some of the noted books written by him include ‘The Earth is the Lord’s: The Inner World of the Jew in Eastern Europe’, ‘Israel: An Echo of Eternity’, ‘The Prophets’, ‘A Passion for Truth’, ‘Who is Man?’, ‘Man’s Quest for God’ and ‘Heavenly Torah: As Refracted Through the Generations’ among others. He became one of the most well-known rabbis in the United States for his writings, thoughts and work. Here are the most notable sayings and quotes by Abraham Joshua Heschel on celebration, attention, song, ineffable, time, deception, wonder, life, appreciation, knowledge, spirituality and reason.