A Passion for Truth

by Abraham Joshua Heschel

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In A Passion For Truth, Heschel delves into the exploration of hope and despair in Hasidism. Heschel drew on his own experiences from his study of the Kotzker and the Baal Shem Tov to create this classic work.


  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux; January 1973
  • ISBN: 9781466800335
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  • Title: A Passion for Truth
  • Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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In The Press

“Probably the best book on Hasidism to appear in the English language.” —Library Journal

“Rabbi Heschel is never heavy and all that he presents in this aphoristic, quotable book is cast in terms that touch all our lives.” —The Wall Street Journal


About The Author

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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  • 9781466800335