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Humanity at the limit : the impact of the Holocaust experience on Jews and Christians

Author: Michael Alan Signer
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2000.
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Intends to confront the legacy of the Holocaust and its impact from the perspectives of their disciplines. This title includes essays that help readers ponder the unavoidable question: what, in view  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Alan Signer
ISBN: 0253337399 9780253337399
OCLC Number: 1171277121
Description: xiv, 461 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preliminary Table of Contents: Preface 1. Facing the Shoah: Memory, History, Metaphor Saul Friedlander Part 1. The Impact of the Holocaust: An Interdisciplinary Approach 2. Divine and Human Responsibility in the Light of the Holocaust John T. Pawlikowski 3. Racism and Ethics Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi 4. The Impact of the Holocaust on Christians and Jews: The Strange and the Familiar Joan Ringelheim 5. Against Redemption: The Arts of Counter-memory James E. Young Part 2. Theology from the Depths: New Directions in Germany Introduction: Four German Theologians Robert A. Krieg 6. In the Shadow of the Shoah: Being a Theologian in Germany Today Hans Hermann Henrix 7. The Revival of the Jewish People Within the Christian Consciousness in Germany Peter von der Osten-Sacken 8. An Alternative for Christian Substitution Theology and Christology After the Shoah Bertold Klappert 9. After Sixty Years--How Can We Speak of Guilt, Suffering, and Reconciliation? Hanspeter Heinz Part 3. The Limits of Covenant Introduction: The Limits of Covenant John K. Roth 10. The Holocaust: Reflections from the Perspective of Asian Liberation Theology Peter C. Phan 11. Martin Buber and Romano Guardini: A Case Study in Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Robert A. Krieg 12. Wounded Word, Wounded Interpreter Peter Ochs 13. Pour Out Your Heart Like Water: Toward a Jewish Feminist Theology of the Holocaust Rachel Adler Part 4. Racism and Ethics: The Social Uses of Science Introduction: Eugenics and the Social Uses of Science: Non-Religious Factors in the Genesis of the Holocaust Phillip R. Sloan 14. The Ghost of Galton: Eugenics Past, Present, and Future Daniel J. Kevles 15. Eugenics and Race Hygiene in the German Context: The Legacy of Science Turned Bad? Peter Weingart 16. Eugenics After the Holocaust: The Limits of Reproductive Rights Roberta M. Berry 17. Heredity and Genetics After the Holocaust Jonathan Marks 18. The Significance of Nazi Eugenics for Medical Ethics Today Didier Pollefeyt Part 5. History, Coexistence, and Conflict: Gentiles and Jews in East Central Europe Introduction: Challenging History: Reflections on the Holocaust in Austria, Germany, and Poland Doris L. Bergen 19. Non-Jews and Jews in Austria Before, During, and After the Holocaust Gerhard Botz 20. Jews and Non-Jews in Austria J. Robert Wegs 21. Who is Jewish? The Newest Jewish Writing in German and Daniel Goldhagen Sander L. Gilman 22. What is Cultural Identity? Victoria J. Barnett 23. Poland and the Memory of the Holocaust Michael C. Steinlauf 24. Poland and the Holocaust Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska Part 6. Lost Hope and Betrayal: The Survivors Introduction: Reading the Holocaust Arnold J. Band 25. Damaged Childhood in Holocaust Fact and Fiction Lawrence Langer 26. Dealing with the Holocaust: "After Auschwitz" in Germany Edna Brocke 27. Video History of the Holocaust: The Case of the Shoah Foundation Michael Berenbaum 28. What to Do: Approaches to Post-Holocaust Education David R. Blumenthal Part 7. Beyond the Survivor: Aesthetic Representations of the Holocaust Introduction: The Notre Dame Holocaust Project John P. Welle 29. Cinematic History, Melodrama, and the Holocaust Marcia Landy 30. Speaking Back to Scripture: The Biblical Strain in Holocaust Poetry John Felstiner 31. Two Models in the Study of Holocaust Literature Alan Mintz 32. The Jewish-Christian Encounter: A Matter of Faith Remi Hoeckman Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Signer.


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