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  Volume 26, Number 1, Fall 2007

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: A Jewish Life: Abraham Joshua Heschel A Centenary Tribute

Special Issue Editor: Harold Kasimow Grinnell College


pp. vii-ix

Editor’s Introduction

pp. 1-5


Melech Ravitch’s Two Encounters with Abraham Joshua Heschel

pp. 6-8


In Search of Heschel

pp. 9-40

God’s Omnipotence and Presence in Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Philosophy

pp. 41-71

No Religion Is an Island: Following the Trail Blazer

pp. 72-111

Heschel on Israel

pp. 112-129

I Am What I Do: Abraham Joshua Heschel Seen from Two Perspectives: Secular Jewish and Christian

p. 130

A Secular Jewish Perspective

pp. 130-144

A Christian Perspective

pp. 144-153

Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Declaration Dabru Emet

pp. 154-168

The Meaning of Suffering in the Thought of Abraham Joshua Heschel

pp. 169-182

Reviews of Books by Abraham Joshua Heschel

The Earth is the Lord’s, and: A Passion for Truth (review)

pp. 183-187

The Sabbath (review)

pp. 187-190

Man Is Not Alone: A Philosophy of Religion (review)

pp. 190-193

Man’s Quest for God: Studies in Prayer and Symbolism (review)

pp. 193-195

God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism (review)

pp. 195-197

The Prophets (review)

pp. 197-200

Who Is Man? (review)

pp. 200-203

The Insecurity of Freedom (review)

pp. 203-205

Israel: An Echo of Eternity (review)

pp. 205-211

Kotsk: In Gerangel far Emesdikeit (review)

pp. 211-214

Maimonides: A Biography (review)

pp. 215-217

The Circle of the Baal Shem Tov: Studies in Hasidism (review)

pp. 218-220

Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays (review)

pp. 221-224

Torah min Hashamayim Ba-aspaklaria shel Hadorot (Theology of Ancient Judaism), and: Heavenly Torah as Refracted through the Generations (review)

pp. 225-229

The Ineffable Name of God: Man: Poems (review)

pp. 230-233

General Book Reviews

To Heal a Fractured World: The Ethics of Responsibility (review)

pp. 234-235

The Theological Foundations of Rabbinic Midrash (review)

pp. 235-238

Prayers of Jewish Women: Studies of Patterns of Prayer in the Second Temple Period (review)

pp. 238-240

Expulsion—England’s Jewish Solution (review)

pp. 240-242

The Jews of Bohemia & Moravia: Facing the Holocaust (review)

pp. 242-245

Remaking Israeli Judaism (review)

pp. 245-247

Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century (review)

pp. 248-250

Citizen Spielberg (review)

pp. 250-252

Her Body Knows (review)

pp. 252-254

Using and Abusing the Holocaust (review)

pp. 255-257

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