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Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, Reassuring Best-Selling Author, Dies at 88

posted on May 1, 2023

Sam Roberts of The New York Times reports, “Rabbi Harold Kushner, a practical public theologian whose best-selling books assured readers that bad things happen to good people because God is endowed with unlimited love and justice but exercises only finite power to prevent evil, died on Thursday in Canton, Mass. He was 88.” Kushner appealed to members of many denominations and faith traditions through quotable and pithy teachings in his many writings. He wrote in his book entitled “When All You’ve Ever Wanted Isn’t Enough,” “We are not afraid of dying so much as of not having lived.”

Read at The New York Times