“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.”
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.
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