Since religion is the meeting place of three wholes-the whole of personality, the whole of existence, the totality of values-it is effected by every disintegrating movement. When the human personality is dissected into dehumanized fragments for the purpose of analysis, it becomes ever more difficult to regain the feeling of the mystery of man as “the image of God.”
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|Birth:||8th November, 1911|
|Death:||26th September, 1986|
Jacob B. Agus was born in Svislach, Belarus. He was an American liberal Conservative rabbi and theologian who played a key role in the Conservative Rabbinical Assembly. He earned a BA degree from Yeshiva College in 1933. In 1940, he received his PhD degree in Jewish Thought from Harvard University and married Miriam Shore the same year. He wrote several books include: The vision and the way, High priest of rebirth, Jewish identity in an age of ideologies, The Jewish quest, and The Essential Agus.
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