Mother Of The Wire Fence

Mother Of The Wire Fence

by Karl Plank
     
 

Is it possible to empathize fully with the victims of the Holocaust? Can those who approach the Holocaust in the aftermath ever know it in a way that does not trivialize its horror? With what language can we speak of such an event without at the same time betraying its meaning? In this powerful book, Karl Plank takes a hard look at these questions as he explores

Overview

Is it possible to empathize fully with the victims of the Holocaust? Can those who approach the Holocaust in the aftermath ever know it in a way that does not trivialize its horror? With what language can we speak of such an event without at the same time betraying its meaning? In this powerful book, Karl Plank takes a hard look at these questions as he explores the boundaries that lie between those outside and those inside the experience of the Holocaust.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664252199
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/07/1994
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author


Karl A. Plank is J. W. Cannon Professor of Religion at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.

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