ISBN13:978-0801842856 ISBN10: 0801842859 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0801842849 ISBN10: 0801842840
In this revised and expanded edition, Richard Rubenstein returns to old questions and addresses new issues with the same passion and spirit that characterized his original work.
Edition/Copyright:2ND 92 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press Year Published: 1992 International: No
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Richard L. Rubenstein is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Religion and Codirector of the Humanities Institute at Florida State University. His other books include The Religious Imagination, The Cunning of History: Mass Death and the American Future, The Age of Triage, and, with John K. Roth, Approaches to Auschwitz.
''All of the essays in this edition are passionate and provocative and some are brilliant. As the summation of decades of burningly honest inquiry into some of the most fundamental issues in modern history, this work will remain one of the seminal books of this generation.''-- Australian Jewish Times
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Pt. I The Encounter of Christian and Jew
1. The Dean and the Chosen People 2. Person and Myth in the Judeo-Christian Encounter 3. Religion and the Origins of the Death Camps: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation 4. The Auschwitz Convent Controversy
Pt. II The Meaning of the Holocaust
5. The Unmastered Trauma: Interpreting the Holocaust 6. Modernization and the Politics of Extermination: Genocide in Historical Context 7. Covenant, Holocaust, and Intifada
Pt. III Theology and Contemporary Judaism
8. Covenant and Divinity: The Holocaust and the Problematics of Religious Faith, Part 1 9. Covenant and Divinity: The Holocaust and the Problematics of Religious Faith, Part 2 10. The Rebirth of Israel in Contemporary Jewish Theology 11. War, Zionism, and Sacred Space 12. The Meaning of Torah in Contemporary Jewish Theology 13. Death-of-God Theology and Judaism 14. Jews, Israel, and Liberation Theology 15. Muslims, Jews, and the Western World: A Jewish View 16. God after the Death of God
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