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Fire in the ashes : God, evil, and the Holocaust

Fire in the ashes : God, evil, and the Holocaust

Author: David Patterson; John K Roth
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2005.
Series: Pastora Goldner series in post-Holocaust studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores how inquiry about the Holocaust challenges understanding, especially its religious and ethical dimensions. This book investigates differences and disagreements between religious traditions  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Patterson; John K Roth
ISBN: 029598547X 9780295985473
OCLC Number: 60742014
Description: xviii, 350 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Fire and ashes: the "Tempter-God," evil, and the Shoah --
2. Memories of evil and consequences for the representation of Jewish identity in Christian theology --
3. Judaism in Protestant encounters with the Shoah --
4. Locating God: placing ourselves in a post-Shoah world --
5. "Like pebbles on the seashore": J.B. Soloveitchik on suffering --
6. "Good" Friday after Auschwitz? --
7. If the good becomes the evil: antimonotheism in Germany after reunification and the problems of the doctrine of justification --
8. Some fundamental doubts about posing the question of theodicy in the post-Holocaust world --
9. Horror vacui: God and evil in/after Auschwitz --
10. Deliver us from evil? Kuhn's prayer and the masters of death --
11. Seeking the fire in the ashes: a Chasidic accounting for evil from the midst of evil after the evil of Auschwitz.
Series Title: Pastora Goldner series in post-Holocaust studies.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by David Patterson and John K. Roth.
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