Item #502979 THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man. Abraham J. Heschel, Ilya Schor Ill.
THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man
THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man
THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man
THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man
THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man
THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man

THE SABBATH: Its Meaning for Modern Man

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the FFEP. 188 pp. Illustrated by 12 wood engravings by Ilya Schor. 8vo, Orange cloth effect paper over boards, black stamped spine lettering. Trivial rubbing to tips, faint offsetting to endpaper gutters, otherwise very sharp and fresh. DJ tips rubbed with a bit of loss and small chip to front tail, front flap creased, price of '$3.00' intact. Heschel's Sabbath reflections are a unique offering among his works: a series of short and mystical philosophical reflections on the Seventh Day embodying the Jewish 'architecture of time' in alterity to 'Technical civilization--man's conquest of space.' Heschel was a powerhouse in 20th century philosophy of religion and a widely read public intellectual. The Sabbath was his most enduringly popular book. NEAR FINE / Very Good. Item #502979

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