Abraham Joshua Heschel was a spiritual radical. A new documentary shows he’s more timely than ever

(RNS) — A Polish-born Jew from a long line of Hasidic rabbis, he immigrated to America in 1940 and quickly rose to become a leading public intellectual — a civil rights crusader, a champion of interfaith dialogue and an opponent of the Vietnam War. The post Abraham Joshua Heschel was a spiritual radical. A new documentary shows he’s more timely than ever appeared first on Religion News Service.
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