Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Abraham Heschel

A Polish-born American rabbi, Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972)  was a leading 20th century Jewish theologian and philosopher. He was a professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, was active in the civil rights movement in the U.S., and authored a number of books on Jewish philosophy that were widely read.

In his works, Heschel argued that religious experience is a fundamental human impulse and that no religious community could claim a monopoly on religious truth.

This quote of Rabbi Heschel’s is one of my favorite quotes of all time.

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