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Approaches to Auschwitz : the Holocaust and its legacy

Author: Richard L Rubenstein; John K Roth
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed. [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Distinctively coauthored by a Christian scholar and a Jewish scholar, this monumental, interdisciplinary study explores the various ways in which the Holocaust has been studied and assesses its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Rubenstein; John K Roth
ISBN: 0664223532 9780664223533
OCLC Number: 1053048182
Description: xi, 499 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : what is the Holocaust? --
Holocaust origins. The Jew as outsider : the Greco-Roman and early Christian worlds --
The triumph of Christianity and the "teaching of contempt" --
The irony of emancipation : France and the Dreyfus Affair --
Toward total domination --
The Nazis in power. "Rational antisemitism" --
War and the final solution --
"A racial struggle of pitiless severity" --
"Priority over all other matters" --
Responses to the Holocaust. Victims and survivors --
Their brothers' keepers? : Christians, churches, and Jews --
What can --
and cannot --
be said? : artistic and literary responses to the Holocaust --
God and history : philosophical and religious responses to the Holocaust --
Epilogue : business as usual? : ethics after the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Richard L. Rubenstein and John K. Roth.

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