A beautifully written book, highly recommended for all faiths!
The lessons in this book, which takes very little time to read, come back to me now every Friday night when I sit down with my family to say Shabbat prayers.
Heschel starts with very simple observations e.g. that time/Sabbath was the first of God's creation to be blessed and called holy.
The book was very poetic, but I don't think it will change many minds.
The book itself arrived in a fairly shabby condition to be added to my
First of all let me say that I am a Christian pastor. In preparation for a series of sermons on the Sabbath I decided to read this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark S.
Amazingly, this copy is one signed by A. Heshel up in the front corner is if it was once one of his own personal copies. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rudoph Dyck
My expectation in reading Heschel’s book on “The Sabbath” was to gain insights into the Sabbath day from a Jewish perspective. I was sorely disappointed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dataman
Amazing thank you very helpful! Highly recommended!
Renee (Rivki) Silverberg
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I really like this book. It has given me a greater understanding of the seventh day Sabbath (Shabat). Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carol S.
The best book ever on the Sabbath which is the one Law from God mentioned over and over throughout the Holy Scriptures and most of us dismiss. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Saramugsy