Contemporary Jewish religious responses to the Shoah

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University Press of America, 1993 - History - 247 pages
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Contemporary scholars in all disciplines have long recognized that the Shoah is a critical challenge to Christianity and Western civilization, as well as a watershed event in Jewish history. Steven L. Jacobs has completed two complementary works dealing with contemporary religious responses to the Shoah, one from the Christian perspective, the other from the Jewish perspective. This work focuses on the Jewish responses to the holocaust. Contents: Judaism and Christianity after Auschwitz, Steven L. Jacobs; In a World Without a Redeemer, Redeem!, Michael Berenbaum; Academia and the Holocaust, Alan L. Berger; After Auschwitz and the Palestinian Uprising, Marc H. Ellis; The Holocaust: A Summing Up after Two Decades of Reflection, Emil L. Fackenheim; Voluntary Covenant, Irving Greenberg; Auschwitz: Re-envisioning the Role of God, Peter J. Haas; Why?, Bernard Maza; Apocalyptic Rationality and the Shoah, Richard L. Rubenstein; Between the Fires, Arthur Waskow.

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Contents

In a World Without a Redeemer Redeem
23
Academia and the Holocaust
33
After Auschwitz and the Palestinian Uprising
45
Copyright

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Steven L. Jacobs serves as the Rabbi of Temple B'nai Sholom in Huntsville, Alabama and teaches Jewish Studies at Oakwood College in Huntsville and Mississippi State University.

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