The Letters of Martin Buber: A Life of Dialogue

This conscientiously edited choice of correspondence comprises letters either to - and from - Martin Buber from world-renowned students, thinkers, and philosophers. This variation includes the Preface to the German variation, in addition to a Biographical cartoon through Grete Schaeder.

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Allotted via Pantheon Books, a department of Random condo, Inc. , manhattan. images among this web page and this web page are reprinted by way of permission of the Martin Buber documents of the Jewish nationwide and collage Library in Jerusalem, except another way certain. Martin Buber’s letter to Gandhi, dated February 1939, is reprinted from A Land of 2 Peoples: Martin Buber on Jews and Arabs, edited with observation by means of Paul R. Mendes-Flohr. Copyright � 1983 through Oxford college Press, Inc. Reprinted via permission of Oxford collage Press and the property of Martin Buber. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication info Buber, Martin, 1878–1965. [Briefwechsel] aus sieben Jahrzehnten. [English] The letters of Martin Buber / edited by means of Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr: translated via Richard and Clara Winston and Harry Zohn. p. cm. Translation of: Briefwechsel aus sieben Jahrzehnten. eISBN: 978-0-8041-5013-2 1. Buber, Martin,—1878–1965 Correspondence. 2. Philosophers—Correspondence. three. students, Jewish—Correspondence. four. Zionists—Correspondence. I. Glatzer, Nahum Norbert. 1903–. II. Mendes-Flohr, Paul R. III. Winston, Richard. IV. Winston, Clara. V. Zohn, Harry. VI. identify. B3213. B84A4 1991 296. 3′092—dc20 [B]                                                90-53433 v3. 1 Publisher’s be aware This variation of The Letters of Martin Buber relies at the three-volume German version Martin Buber: Briefwechsel aus sieben Jahrzehnten, edited by means of Grete Schaeder and released through Verlag Lambert Schneider (Heidelberg, 1972, 1973, and 1975). The English version comprises abridged models of Ms. Schaeder’s biographical comic strip and the preface by way of Ernst Simon. The letters for this version have been chosen and edited through Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr. CONTENTS disguise identify web page Copyright Publisher’s word Foreword by way of Paul Mendes-Flohr Preface to the German variation by way of Ernst Simon Martin Buber: A Biographical comic strip via Grete Schaeder half ONE: towards I and Thou, 1899–1922 half : instructor in Frankfurt, 1923–1938 half 3: Sage of Jerusalem, 1938–1965 record of Correspondents FOREWORD via Paul Mendes-Flohr This variation of Martin Buber’s correspondence was once initiated by way of the past due Nahum N. Glatzer (1903–90). it's in line with the three-volume German variation Martin Buber: Briefwechsel aus sieben Jahrzehnten (Heidelberg, 1972–75), edited by means of Grete Schaeder, a German pupil, in session with the executor of Buber’s literary property, Ernst Akiva Simon (1899–1988) of Jerusalem. In making a choice on the correspondence from the greater than 40,000 letters accrued on the Martin Buber Archives—housed on the Jewish nationwide and collage Library, Jerusalem—Drs. Schaeder and Simon have been assisted by means of the director of the records and Buber’s former secretary, Margot Cohn; Buber’s son, Rafael Buber; and Gabriel Stern, a student and shut affiliate of Buber in the course of his years in Jerusalem. Theirs was once no suggest job. the tale in their labors and collective attempt is expounded by way of Ernst Simon in his preface to the German version of the correspondence, that is integrated during this quantity in just a little abridged shape.

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