Spiritual Autobiographies

Louis Finkelstein edited two volumes of spiritual autobiographies: American Spiritual Autobiographies (1948), and Thirteen Americans: Their Spiritual Autobiographies (1953).

Also, the editor's introduction to the first volume and the full autobiographical essay of Simon J. Finkelstein have been placed on the web site, and are linked from here.

American Spiritual Autobiographies

edited by Louis Finkelstein. Harper and Brothers, 1948. xxvi+276 pps.   15 photographs.

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* Since I cannot find any useful external web pages about Raphael Isaacs, I include here his biographical sketch.

Raphael Isaacs. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1891, studied there at the University, at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, and the Harvard Medical School; married and has a son who served with the U.S. Army; was a private in the Medical Corps of the Army from 1917-19 and a lieutenant from 1919-21; having taught and worked at a number of universities and hospitals, he is now attending physician in hematology at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago; has made numerous discoveries in hematology and written extensively on the subject.

Thirteen Americans: Their Spiritual Autobiographies

edited by Louis Finkelstein, Institute for Religious and Social Studies. 1953. xii+296 pps.