The Earth Is the Lord's (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Jun 1, 1979 - Religion - 120 pages
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Earth Is The Lords is a riveting†portrayal of†a†bygone culture†of Jews in Eastern Europe by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of the century.†
  

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Review: The Earth Is the Lord's: The Inner World of the Jew in Eastern Europe

User Review  - Adam Glantz - Goodreads

Best viewed as a series of essays, which don't always integrate perfectly with each other, though common themes are present throughout the book. Heschel conveys the value and power of Ashkenazic ... Read full review

Review: The Earth Is the Lord's: The Inner World of the Jew in Eastern Europe

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

This is a great book that serves as an introduction to Heschel's thought. He admits that life for Eastern European Jews did not always look like how he portrayed it. There was mass persecution and ... Read full review

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Contents

Title Page
FOUR For the People
SEVEN A World of Palimpsests
ELEVEN Hasidim
FOURTEEN Guard My Tongue from Evil
Books by Abraham Joshua Heschel
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Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-72) was internationally known as a scholar, author, activist, and theologian.† He was Professor of Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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