Between Heschel and Buber. A Comparative Study

E. Meir, Alexander Even- Chen

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Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Buber were giant thinkers of the 20th century who made significant contributions to the understanding of religious consciousness and of Judaism. They wrote on various subjects, such as the Bible, the commandments, Hasidism, Zionism and Christianity. Though they had much in common, they also differed on substantial points. To this date scholars have not undertaken a comparative analysis of Buber and Heschel as eminent contemporary interpreters of the Jewish tradition. In this volume, Meir and Even Chen have taken upon themselves the challenge of monitoring their agreements and disputes
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBoston
PublisherAcademic Studies Press
Number of pages319
ISBN (Print)9781936235728
StatePublished - 2012

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