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Martin Buber: Wisdom in Our Time; The Story of an Outstanding Jewish Thinker and Humanist
Martin Buber Wisdom in Our Time The Story of an Outstanding Jewish Thinker and Humanist Author:Charlie May Simon Here is a sensitive biography of the well-known Jewish thinker who wrote and spoke most eloquently of the need for dialogue in human affairs. Miss Simon describes his boyhood years in the home of his grandparents, the excitement of his university years in Vienna and Berlin, the beginning of his literary and teaching career in Germany, his family... more » life, and his richly creative friendship with Franz Rosenzweig in Frankfurt. In 1939 Buber and his wife left Hitler?s Germany for Israel and Buber died there in 1965 at the age of 87, acclaimed throughout the world as a man of peace and reconciliation.
Martin Buber: Wisdom in Our Time is the first biography of the Jewish thinker written for young people. It is certain to delight and inspire readers of all ages, especially those who know the same author?s Dag Hammarskjold, of which Book Week declared, ?Many a man of four times twelve can read it with pleasure and profit.?« less