Wrestling with God : Jewish Theological Responses during and after the Holocaust

Wrestling with God : Jewish Theological Responses during and after the Holocaust

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This volume presents a wide-ranging selection of Jewish theological responses to the Holocaust. It will be the most complete anthology of its sort, bringing together for the first time: (1) a large sample of ultra-orthodox writings, translated from the Hebrew and Yiddish; (2) a substantial selection of essays by Israeli authors, also translated from the Hebrew; (3) a broad sampling of works written in English by American and European authors. These diverse selections represent virtually every significant theological position that has been articulated by a Jewish thinker in response to the Holocaust. Included are rarely studied responses that were written while the Holocaust was happening.Elie Wiesel was born into a h.asidic family in Sighet, a small town in Romania, in 1928. As a child, he received a traditional ... It was also in Paris that he wrote his most famous book, Night (La Nuit, 1958). Its first, longer version was in Yiddish, anbsp;...


Title:Wrestling with God : Jewish Theological Responses during and after the Holocaust
Author: Steven T. Katz Professor of Judaic Studies Boston University, Shlomo Biderman Professor of Philosophy Tel Aviv University, Gershon Greenberg Professor of Religion and Philosophy American University
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2006-12-08
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