The Sabbath

byAbraham Joshua HeschelIllustratorIlya Schor Introduction bySusannah Heschel

August 17, 2005|
The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel
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Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication-and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in modern life.

In this brief yet profound meditation on the meaning of the Seventh Day, Heschel introduced the idea of an "architecture of holiness" that appears not in space but in time Judaism, he argues, is a religion of time: it finds meaning not in space and the material things that fill it but in time and the eternity that imbues it, so that "the Sabbaths are our great cathedrals."

Featuring black-and-white illustrations by Ilya Schor

Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was internationally known as a scholar, author, activist, and theologian. He was Professor of Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. She is the daughter of Abraham Joshua Herschel.Ilya Schor...
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Title:The Sabbath
Format:Paperback
Dimensions:144 pages
Published:August 17, 2005
Publisher:Farrar, Straus And Giroux
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9780374529758

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