Abraham Joshua Heschel, Between God and Man (New York: Free Press Paperbacks, 1997), p.198.
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Prayer takes the mind out of the narrowness of self-interest, and enables us to see the world in the mirror of the holy.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. In what ways do we gravitate toward self-interest?

2. In what way does prayer take us out of self-interest?

3. What social justice themes emerge from this text?

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Time Period: Contemporary (The Yom Kippur War until the present-day)