Suggested Discussion Questions:
1. What is the essence of Shabbat, for Heschel? Do you think he is following the same reasons that the Bible gives, or adding his own understanding?
2. Do you agree that Shabbat is essentially a universal concept that offers hope for humanity?
3. If one follows Heschel’s ideas, do you think there should be a set of laws accompanying the observance of Shabbat? If yes, what should those laws be?