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For The Sake of Humanity: Essays in Honour of Clemens N. Nathan

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For the Sake of Humanity is a collection of essays in honour of Clemens N. Nathan, a man occupying a remarkable position in the public life of the United Kingdom. Over a period of several decades, he has stimulated and facilitated discussion, research and study on a striking array of topics, including international organisations, Human Rights, interfaith relations and the Holocaust and German-Jewish history - as well as in his own area of professional expertise: textile science and technology. His approach has been characterised by academic rigour, social concern and a commitment to historical truth, along with an adventurous and innovative spirit. All these qualities are also to be found in this collection of essays by his friends and admirers, to produce a truly fascinating book, with new insights into many topics, and a number of chapters destined to become classics in their fields. Above all, it is an erudite and charming volume, full of surprises!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004141254
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/12/2006
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Foreword; Curriculum Vitae of Clemens Neumann Nathan; David Abrahamson, The Transition from Hospitals to Community Care;Anne Bayefsky, The Role of the United Nations in Countering Terrorism; Louis Bloch, L’universel et le particulier; Sidney Brichto, Religious Leaders must Challenge Holy Scriptures; Jan Herman Brinks, Beyond Anne Frank: Dutch (pre)Wartime Collaboration with Nazi Germany and its Aftermath; Martin Forward, Replacing Replacement Theology: A Fresh Look; at Relationships between the Abrahamic Faiths; Kendra H. Gaines, Writing into the Heart; Lucien Gubbay, Muslims and Jews – Then, Now and in the Future; General Lord Guthrie,Terrorism and Human Rights; Arthur Harverd, World War II Compensation Schemes; Prince Hassan of Jordan, Towards an Ethic of Human Solidarity; K. Hannah Holtschneider, Jean Améry: Cultural Exile, Homelessness and Jewish Solidarity; Edward Kessler, Israel and Jewish–Christian Relations; Zvi C. Koren, Color My World: A Personal Scientific Odyssey into the Art of Ancient Dyes; Julius Lipner, Religion and Religious Thinking in the New Millennium; David Loewe, The Anglo-Jewish Association Past and Present; Raphael Loewe, Imitatio and Ethics in Judaism and Christianity; Bertrand Ramcharan, The United Nations and the Future of International Law; Aubrey Rose, Crime – An Assault on Human Rights; Ruth Rothenberg, Volunteering in the Jewish Community; Daniel Sperber, Ethical Investment: A Jewish Perspective; Ady Steg, Droits de l’homme et valeurs juives; Gideon Taylor, Holocaust-Era Reparations – Morality, History and Money; Edward Timms, Remembering Refugees Lost at Sea: The Struma, the Wilhelm Gustloff and the Cap Anamur; Alexander Verkhovsky, Radical Orthodox Anti Globalism 1999–2002: Electronic Tax Codes – a Topical Theme for Fundamentalists; Jean-Jacques, Wahl De La Clemence Réflexions sur quelques textes de la tradition juive; George R. Wilkes, Reforming the un Commission on Human Rights; Contributors.
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