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Learning from history : a Black Christian's perspective on the Holocaust

Author: Hubert G Locke
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Series: Contributions to the study of religion, no. 63.; Contributions to the study of religion., Christianity and the Holocaust--core issues.
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Compares historical experiences of Jews and of Blacks, including the Holocaust and slavery, and notes similarities and differences between these experiences. States that slavery cannot be equated with the Holocaust; although it was brutal, it was not genocidal. Opposes trivialization of the Holocaust. Maintains that the Black and Jewish communities must be more receptive to the traumatic experiences of the other.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert G Locke
ISBN: 0313315698 9780313315695
OCLC Number: 43403471
Description: xv, 128 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Among and Apart: Black and Jewish Peoples in Western Societies --
2. Similar Histories --
Separate Experiences: The Problem of Approach --
3. Black and Jewish Americans as "Minorities": The Problem of Visibility --
4. The Holocaust: Problem, Perplexity, and Perspective --
5. The Problem of Inquiry: Amin, Hitler, and the Holocaust --
6. The Holocaust and the Problem of Patriotism --
7. The Problem of Parochialism: The Debate Over Holocaust Studies --
8. The Problem of Empathy: Jewish Suffering and the Suffering of Others --
9. The Holocaust and the Bystander: "Eyes to See but See Not ..." --
10. The Holocaust: A Black Christian's Perspective.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of religion, no. 63.; Contributions to the study of religion., Christianity and the Holocaust--core issues.
Responsibility: Hubert Locke.

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This work explores the relationship between the experiences of African Americans and the devastating calamity that befel European Jews between 1933 and 1944. Without attempting to equate events and  Read more...

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