Our Greatest Passion

“A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.”

Rabbi Abraham J. Heschel (Jewish theologian and philosopher, 1907-1972)


Rabbi Heschel with Dr. King at a news conference


5 thoughts on “Our Greatest Passion

  1. This is a definition that I think everyone can embrace and gets at the heart of what it is to be truly human. Thank you!

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