Holocaust Theology: A Reader

Holocaust Theology: A Reader

by Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, Joseph M. Murphy
     
 

Where was God during the Holocaust? And where has God been since? Holocaust Theology provides a panoramic survey of the writings of more than one hundred leading Jewish and Christian thinkers on these profound theological problems.See more details below

Overview

Where was God during the Holocaust? And where has God been since? Holocaust Theology provides a panoramic survey of the writings of more than one hundred leading Jewish and Christian thinkers on these profound theological problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814716199
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
02/11/2002
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.13(d)

Meet the Author

Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok is Professor of Judaism at the University of Wales, Lampeter, and is the author or editor of more than 50 books, including God and the Holocaust and Understanding the Holocaust.

Table of Contents

Chapter Outline
Glossary
Introduction1
The Holocaust: Historical Background26
Pt. IThe Challenge39
1The Religious Challenge of the Holocaust41
Pt. IIFaith in the Death Camps71
2Religious Faith73
3The Holocaust and Divine Providence93
4The Holocaust and Mystery106
5Faithfulness and Suffering112
Pt. IIIWrestling with the Holocaust123
6The Suffering of God127
7Human Free Will153
8The Holocaust and Christian Faith170
9The Holocaust and the Kingdom178
10The Holocaust and Covenant186
11The Holocaust and Human Evil192
12The Holocaust and Jewish Survival216
13Reconstructing Judaism237
Pt. IVJews, Christians and the Holocaust271
14The Holocaust and Christian Responsibility273
15Re-evaluating Christian Theology313
16Jewish - Christian Dialogue355
Epilogue: The Future of Holocaust Theology383
Bibliography389
Acknowledgements399
Index of Authors401
General Index405

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