Abraham HESCHEL: 'the enemy is nihilism' – a not to be missed video

“the challenge – the enemy we all face is nihilism …the sense of meaningless is pervasive and we have to do something about it.” (NIHILISM – life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value)

“God expects and depends on human beings to carry out His will.”

SEE ALSO – http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2008/01/18/january-18-2008-abraham-joshua-heschel/1789/

RE THIS 9MINUTE FILM SEGMENT: A nine-minute segment about Rabbi Heschel which aired on PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly. It is adapted from the work-in-progress feature-length documentary “Praying With My Legs,” and features Bob Abernethy, anchor of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, as correspondent.

(c) 2008, Educational Broadcasting Corporation.

Winner of the 2009 Angel Award for Excellence in Media.

Produced by Steve Brand. Written by Bob Abernethy and Steve Brand.

For more information on the full-length film, please go to its website: http://www.prayingwithmylegs.com, where you can sign up to be on the film’s mailing list for updates.

You can also become a fan of the film’s Facebook Page. Just go to: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Praying… and click on “Like.”

If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to the film, you can do so at: https://www.nyfa.org/ArtistDirectory/…

Thankyou

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