The Prophets

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Harper Collins, Oct 16, 2001 - Religion - 704 pages

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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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

The Hebrew prophets are fascinating. They were an important part of Israel's life, yet they often spoke of their rulers in very unflattering terms. When national life turned sour, the prophets were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Priory - LibraryThing

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 ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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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