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Holocaust Reader Responses to the Nazi Extermination

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ISBN-10: 0195059581

ISBN-13: 9780195059588

Edition: 2001

Authors: Michael L. Morgan

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This book collects important and representative writings that respond to the Nazi atrocities and death camps. Written by theologians, literary figures, cultural critics, philosophers, and others, these writings survey the major themes in Western culture that the Holocaust raises and the most provocative and influential responses to these themes and to the Holocaust itself.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/31/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.90" wide x 6.30" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

MICHAEL L. MORGAN is Professor in the Philosophy and Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University. He is the author of Platonic Piety: Philosophy and Ritual in Fourth Century Athens and editor of The Jewish Thought of Emil Fackenheim and Classics of Moral and Political Theory.

Preface
Introduction
Early Reflections
Survival in Auschwitz
On the Necessity and Impossibility of Being a Jew
Meditations on Metaphysics
The Concentration Camps
The Dialogue between Heaven and Earth
A Plea for the Dead
Central Theological Responses
The Making of a Rabbi
Symposium on Jewish Belief
Faith after the Holocaust
Cloud of Smoke, Pillar of Fire: Judaism, Christianity, and Modernity after the Holocaust
Jewish Faith and the Holocaust: A Fragment
Holocaust
The Holocaust and the State of Israel: Their Relation
Christians and Jews: Along a Theological Frontier
Developments: the 1970s and 1980s
Faith and the Holocaust
Theological Interpretations of the Holocaust: A Balance
Thinking the Tremendum: Some Theological Implications of the Death Camps
Speaking of God after Auschwitz
Auschwitz and the Nuturing of Conscience
Religious Values after the Holocaust: A Catholic View
Christians and Jews after Auschwitz: Being a Meditation Also on the End of Bourgeois Religion
The Holocaust and Philosophy
The Concept of God after Auschwitz: A Jewish Voice
The Holocaust And Western Culture: The 1980s And 1990s
The Shoah in Present Historical Consciousness
Intellectuals on Auschwitz: Memory, History, and Truth
What Philosophy Can and Cannot Say about Evil
Coming to Terms with Failure: A Philosophical Dilemma
Narrating the Shoah
The Representation of Evil: Ethical Content as Literary Form
Monuments and Holocaust Memory in a Media Age
Bibliography
Index