(1968) the Jewish theologian and philosopher

Abraham Joshua Heschel
(*11. Januar 1907 Warschau, Russisches Kaiserreich - 23. Dezember 1972 New York City)

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"The Biblical words about the genesis of heaven and earth are not words of information but words of appreciation. The story of creation is not a description of how the world came into being but a song about the glory of the world's having come into being."

The Wisdom of Heschel (1970), p. 150