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|Named Person:||Emil L Fackenheim; Emil L Fackenheim|
|Material Type:||Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Emil L Fackenheim
|Description:||xxxiv, 327 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword: To mend the world, to mend a life --
Pt. 1. Germany. Childhood and youth in Halle (1916-1933) ; Halle under Nazism (1933-1935) ; "Finish studies first, emigrate later" (Berlin, Spring 1935-November 10, 1938) ; Last chance in Halle (Spring 1937-November 10, 1938) ; Six months of collapse (November 11, 1938-May 12, 1939) --
Interlude. Scottish interlude (May 12, 1939-June 1940) ; Leaving the "Old World" for a new June (June-July 1940) --
Pt. 2. Canada. "His majesty's guests" in Canada (July 1940-December 14, 1941) ; University of Toronto: "Second-first" welcome to Canada (December 15, 1941-Spring 1943) ; Second rabbinate, Hamilton (1943-1948) ; "At home in Toronto," or "Wearing two hats" (1948-1967) ; Between Toronto and Jerusalem (1967-1983) ; On icons and radical evil: a bit of philosophy ; To Jerusalem --
Pt. 3. Israel. A new job ; Mostly unfinished business ; Germany ; Return to Halle ; Before and after my return to Halle ; A theo-political decision by a Jewish philosopher --
Epilogue: Post-Holocaust antisemitism in Europe --
Appendixes: Addresses in Germany and essay in 2002. Laudatio for the Study Circle Studium in Israel (Fulda, March 6, 1988) ; Inaugural lecture: Franz Rosenzweig Memorial Lecture series (Gesamthochschule Kassel, April 24, 1997) ; Assault on Abraham: thought after fifty years, address on receipt of an honorary doctorate in Theology (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, May 20, 1998) ; On the SS murder of my Uncle Adolf Goldberg, and in memory of Leo Baeck (Martin Luther-Universitat, Halle/Wittenberg, October 22, 1998) ; "Idle" Messianic hope and "world-historical" return: thoughts on Hegel and Jerusalem, lecture on receipt of an honorary doctorate in Philosophy (Martin Luther-Universitat, Halle/Wittenberg, May 12, 1999) ; The Holocaust and the Book of Job: reflections on theology and philosophy (Jerusalem, December 2, 2002) --
|Series Title:||Modern Jewish philosophy and religion., Translations and critical studies.|
|Responsibility:||Emil L. Fackenheim.|
"An illuminating and affecting memoir by a seminal Jewish thinker of the twentieth century." - Raul Hilberg, author of The Destruction of the European Jews "Fackenheim's influence on present-day
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