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Abraham Joshua Heschel Who Is Man?

More Abraham Joshua Heschel: on the Law, God’s Timing and Man’s Readiness

From his book God in Search of Man:

Man had to be expelled from the Garden of Eden; he had to witness the murder of half of the human species by Cain out of envy; experience the catastrophe of the Flood; the confusion of the languages; slavery in Egypt and the wonder of the Exodus, to be ready to accept the law.

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