a sanctuary in time?

Heschel wrote of the Sabbath as a “sanctuary in time”, and contrasted the Jewish sanctification of time with the “pagan” sanctification of place. It seems to me, though, that – since most American Jews don’t observe the Sabbath, but do place concern with the land and nation of Israel at or near the forefront of markers of Jewish identity – much of American Jewry is, then, effectively “pagan”.


About Erik

Husband, father, biblioholic, singer, drummer, Pagan, UU
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2 Responses to a sanctuary in time?

  1. alvaro dias says:

    I would like to know your opinion about the Kabbalah at the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci – See: ordemdosfantasmas.blogspot.com

  2. Erik says:

    I’m afraid I don’t really have an opinion on that…

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