Abraham Joshua Heschel, Man’s Quest for God (New York: Scribner, 1954).
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Man must, therefore, be treated with the honor due to a likeness representing the King of kings… Reverence for God is shown in our reverence for man. The fear you must feel of offending or hurting a human being must be as ultimate as your fear of God.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What does it mean to fear God here?

2. How can we show this level of reverence for human life?

3. How does this text act as a response to the common feeling that our actions won't make any real change?

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