Novak, David
February 2009
Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas & Experience;Feb2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p106
Academic Journal
The article discusses the works of Jewish theologian Abraham Joshua Heschel. It tackles the association of Heschel's theological work with his political activism. It contends that his political activism is the practical effect of all he had learned and thought. It notes his essay "Religion and Race," included in the essay collection "The Insecurity of Freedom: Essays on Human Existence," which discusses the racism in the American society as well as the denial of the human dignity and equality from African Americans. His essay "Sacred Image of Man" which discusses how people respond to God's love is also tackled.


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