On the side of the angels : ethics and post-Holocaust spirituality (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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On the side of the angels : ethics and post-Holocaust spirituality

Author: M L Baird
Publisher: Leuven ; Dudley, MA : Peeters, 2002.
Series: Studies in spirituality., Supplement ;, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contends that after the Holocaust spirituality requires that self-transcendence be defined primarily as ethical responsibility. Ch. 4 (pp. 89-118), "Ethical Responsibility and Holocaust Rescuers, " concludes that even though theories of rescue do not clearly establish an overt religious motivation, many rescuers were influenced to act by a religious motivation based on ethical responsibility.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M L Baird
ISBN: 9042911565 9789042911567
OCLC Number: 49565172
Description: vi, 143 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Studies in spirituality., Supplement ;, 7.
Responsibility: Marie L. Baird.

Abstract:

Contends that after the Holocaust spirituality requires that self-transcendence be defined primarily as ethical responsibility. Ch. 4 (pp. 89-118), "Ethical Responsibility and Holocaust Rescuers, " concludes that even though theories of rescue do not clearly establish an overt religious motivation, many rescuers were influenced to act by a religious motivation based on ethical responsibility.

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