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Torah of Possibility for an Uncertain Future

Heschel’s Innovative Understandings of Revelation and Prophecy

Gordon Tucker explores Heschel's intimate relationship with prophecy and how it transformed over the course of his life in innovative ways.
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Rabbi Gordon Tucker is a Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. He is also Vice Chancellor for Religious Life and Engagement at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Previously he was the Senior Rabbi at Temple Israel Center in White Plains, NY (a Conservative synagogue) from 1994 to 2018. He received an A.B. from Harvard College, Ph.D. from Princeton University, and Rabbinic Ordination from Jewish Theological Seminary. He was

Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Innovative Understandings of Revelation and Prophecy

Abraham Joshua Heschel is noted for his work on the prophets. What is less well known is how personal that study was, and how that intimate relationship with prophecy transformed itself in the course of his life in innovative ways. This session with Gordon Tucker provides a sense of that transformation and its underlying significance.

NOTE: This program was part of our Summer 2021 Virtual Symposium,  Torah of Possibility for an Uncertain Future

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