Approaches To Auschwitz / Edition 2

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Overview

Distinctively coauthored by a Christian scholar and a Jewish scholar, this monumental, interdisciplinary study explores the various ways in which the Holocaust has been studied and assesses its continuing significance. The authors develop an analysis of the Holocaust's historical roots, its shattering impact on human civilization, and its decisive importance in determining the fate of the world. This revised edition takes into account developments in Holocaust studies since the first edition was published.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664223533
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 3/8/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 788,179
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author


Richard L. Rubenstein is President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Religion at the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he also serves as Director of the University's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. An internationally recognized historian of religion, he previously served as Distinguished Professor of Religion at Florida State University, where the Richard L. Rubenstein Chair for Religious Studies was created in his honor.

John K. Roth is Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, where he taught from 1966 through 2006. In addition to service on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and on the editorial board for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, he has published hundreds of articles and reviews and authored, coauthored, or edited more than forty books. In 1988, he was named U.S. National Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Prologue: What Is the Holocaust? 1
Pt. 1 Holocaust Origins 23
1 The Jew as Outsider: The Greco-Roman and Early Christian Worlds 25
2 The Triumph of Christianity and the "Teaching of Contempt" 49
3 The Irony of Emancipation: France and the Dreyfus Affair 71
4 Toward Total Domination 97
Pt. 2 The Nazis in Power 119
5 "Rational Antisemitism" 121
6 War and the Final Solution 143
7 "A Racial Struggle of Pitiless Severity" 167
8 "Priority over All Other Matters" 185
Pt. 3 Responses to the Holocaust 215
9 Victims and Survivors 217
10 Their Brothers' Keepers? Christians, Churches, and Jews 249
11 What Can - and Cannot - Be Said? Artistic and Literary Responses to the Holocaust 291
12 God and History: Philosophical and Religious Responses to the Holocaust 327
Epilogue: Business as Usual? Ethics after the Holocaust 355
Notes 379
A Chronology of Crucial Holocaust-Related Events 453
Select Bibliography 457
Index 461
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