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Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship.

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.

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< p align="left"> Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of < i> Man Is Not Alone< /i> and < i> God in Search of Man.< /i> When < i> The Prophets< /i> was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship.< /p> < p align="left"> < i> The Prophets< /i> provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.< /p>

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Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship.

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

About the Author

Abraham J. Heschel (1907-1972), born in Poland, moved to the United States in 1940. A professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, Heschel became an active and well-known participant in the Civil Rights movement and the protests against the Vietnam War.

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clairePA, July 6, 2011 (view all comments by clairePA)
Abraham Heschel's study of the Hebrew Bible's Prophets is a must have for Bible study groups. You will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Prophetic books thanks to Heschel's insights. This is a theological and philosophical tour de force!
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KIER8, August 19, 2008 (view all comments by KIER8)
SInce 1962 many Jews and Christians, clergy and laymen alike, have gained new insights into the prophetic experience in general, and the pathos and challenges of the major Biblical prophets in particular, by reading Rabbi Abraham J. Heschel's "The Prophets".
As readers of Professor Heschel's other works [The Sabbath: Its Meaning to Modern Man, Between God and Man: An Interpretation of Judaism, God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism, etc. ] know his poetic prose enhances comprehension and retention.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060936990
Introduction:
Heschel, Susannah
Author:
Heschel, Susannah
Introduction by:
Heschel, Susannah
Introduction:
Heschel, Susannah
Author:
Heschel, Abraham J.
Author:
Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Prophets
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Series Volume:
no. WQ-95-74.
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
8.06x5.30x1.22 in. 1.24 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , < p align="left"> Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of < i> Man Is Not Alone< /i> and < i> God in Search of Man.< /i> When < i> The Prophets< /i> was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship.< /p> < p align="left"> < i> The Prophets< /i> provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.< /p>
"Synopsis" by ,

Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship.

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.

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