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Part Six of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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PART SIX

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Reading:  Chapters X – Epilogue (pages 86-101)

 
Facilitator: Joshua Hale

Joshua compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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Part Five of our Lent Book Conversation!

We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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PART FIVE

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Reading:  Chapters VII – IX (pages 64-85)

 
Facilitator: Tamara Hill Murphy
 
Tamara compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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Part Four of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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PART FOUR

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Reading:  Chapters V and VI (pages 50-63)

Facilitator: Jim Honig
 
Jim compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.

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Part Three of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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PART THREE

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Reading:  Chapters III and IV (pages 34-49)
 
Facilitator: James Dekker
James compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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Part Two of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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PART TWO

<<<<< PART ONE
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Reading:  Chapters I and II (pages 12-33)
 
Facilitator: Katy Drage Lines
Katy compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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Part One of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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PART ONE

Reading:  Introduction (by Susanah Heschel)  and Prologue (pages i – 11)
 
Facilitator: Susan Adams
Susan compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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The Sabbath
 
Abraham Joshua Heschel

 
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Our first set of discussion questions, which will cover the introduction (by Heschel’s daughter Susannah) and the prologue, will be posted on Thursday of this week. 
 
You can prepare for this conversation by reading the above passage. ( If you have an older edition of the book, it may not include the introduction, but you can read that online here). For background on Heschel’s life and work, you might want to watch these video clips.
 
Hoping that you will join with us in this conversation!

 

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The Sabbath
 
Abraham Joshua Heschel

 
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We will read through the book in six weekly segments, and each week we will post questions on that week’s reading and invite you to post your questions and observations on the reading…

Make sure you have a copy of the book, and between now and Ash Wednesday, you may want to watch these video clips that introduce Heschel’s life and work.

 

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The Sabbath
 
Abraham Joshua Heschel

 

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“He who wants to enter the holiness of the day must first lay down the profanity of clattering commerce, of being yoked to toil. He must go away from the screech of dissonant days, from the nervousness and fury of acquisitiveness and the betrayal in embezzling his own life. He must say farewell to manual work and learn to understand that the world has already been created and will survive without the help of man. Six days a week we wrestle with the world, wringing profit from the earth; on the Sabbath we especially care for the seed of eternity planted in the soul.”
– from Chapter 1
 

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AJHeschel

Today (Dec. 23) marks the anniversary of the death of noted Jewish theologian, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.

In honor of the occasion, we offer a series video clips that introduce Heschel’s life and work…

*** Books by Abraham Joshua Heschel

Introductory Clip
from Religion and Ethics Newsweekly:

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