Hope against Hope: Johann Baptist Metz and Elie Wiesel Speak out on the Holocaust

Hope against Hope: Johann Baptist Metz and Elie Wiesel Speak out on the Holocaust

by Ekkehard Schuster, J. Matth Ashley, Elie Wiesel, Johannes Baptist Metz
     
 

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There are probably no two men of such stature who can speak to the Holocaust as Christian theologian Johann Baptist Metz, author of A Passion for God and Jewish writer, Nobel laureate and human rights activist, Elie Wiesel, author of Night. One was drafted into the German army at the age of fifteen; the other was interned at Auschwitz. Both came from upbringings of… See more details below

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There are probably no two men of such stature who can speak to the Holocaust as Christian theologian Johann Baptist Metz, author of A Passion for God and Jewish writer, Nobel laureate and human rights activist, Elie Wiesel, author of Night. One was drafted into the German army at the age of fifteen; the other was interned at Auschwitz. Both came from upbringings of deep faith, only to have their lives broken by the horrors they witnessed during the war. Both share the sense that the Holocaust is a rift in history itself, after which nothing could ever be seen in the same way as before. Yet for both, there is hope..."nonetheless."

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ISBN-13:
9780809138463
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Studies in Judaism and Christianity
Pages:
106
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 7.92(h) x 0.32(d)

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