Tożsamość człowieka w relacji z Bogiem w ujęciu Abrahama J. Heschela (The problem of human being’s identity in relationship with God in philosophy of Abraham J. Heschel)

Analiza i Egzystencja. 2018;44 DOI 10.18276/aie.2018.44-03

 

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Journal Title: Analiza i Egzystencja

ISSN: 1734-9923 (Print)

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego

Society/Institution: University of Szczecin

LCC Subject Category: Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Speculative philosophy | Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Philosophy (General)

Country of publisher: Poland

Language of fulltext: Polish, English, German

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Bożena Listkowska (Instytut Filozofii, Uniwersytet Kazimierza Wielkiego)

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Time From Submission to Publication: 26 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The problem of human being’s identity in relationship with God in philosophy of Abraham J. Heschel In Abraham J. Heschel’s philosophy human being experiences existential suffering because he does not know who he is. He fears the truth of himself. He flees from it. He accuse himself of egoism and callousness. He is frightened of a pessimistic vision of human nature and himself. He gives his life to God. He tries to recognize God’s will, guesses God’s wishes. Since it is an extremely difficult undertaking – if not impossible – he doom himself to anxiety and insecurity. The more anxiety he feels, the more he heads towards God. Is this heading a result of the will to building a relationship with God or an escape from himself? Is fulfilling God’s wishes discovering of his identity or abandoning it?