After Words

After Words


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780295983714
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Pastora Goldner Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Patterson is Bornblum Chair in Judaic Studies, University of Memphis. John K. Roth is Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy and director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights, Claremont McKenna College. They are both editors of and contributors to After-Words. The other contributors are Rachel N. Baum, Britta Frede-Wenger, Leonard Grob, Peter J. Haas, Henry F. Knight, Juergen Manemann, and Didier Pollefeyt.

Table of Contents

Prologue: "Did you say: after? Meaning what?"—David Patterson and John K. Roth

Part One: Forgiveness1/ Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Jewish Memory after Auschwitz—Peter J. HaasIn Response:—Rachel N. Baum—Leonard Grob—Peter J. Haas2/ The Face of Forgiveness in a Post-Holocaust World—Henry F. KnightIn Response:—Britta Frede-Wenger—David Patterson—Henry F. Knight3/ Forgiveness after the Holocaust—Didier PollefeytIn Response:—Peter J. Haas—Juergen Manemann—Didier Pollefeyt

Part Two: Reconciliation4/ Useless Experience: Its Significance for Reconciliation after Auschwitz—John K. RothIn Response:—Rachel N. Baum—Didier Pollefeyt—John K. Roth5/ Anthropological Remarks on Reconciliation after Auschwitz—Britta Frede-WengerIn Response: —Juergen Manemann—Didier Pollefeyt—Britta Frede-Wenger6/ Struggles for Recognition in an Era of Globalization: The Necessity of a Theology of Reconciliation from a Political-Theological Perspective after Auschwitz—Juergen ManemannIn Response:—Peter J. Haas—David Patterson—Juergen Manemann

Part Three: Justice7/ G-d, World, Humanity: Jewish Reflections on Justice after Auschwitz—David PattersonIn Response:—Britta Frede-Wenger—John K. Roth—David Patterson8/ The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Just Reconciliation in the Shadows of the Holocaust—Leonard GrobIn Response:—Henry F. Knight—John K. Roth—Leonard Grob9/ The Post-Holocaust Jewish Heart—Rachel N. BaumIn Response:—Leonard Grob—Henry F. Knight—Rachel N. Baum

Postscript: An After That is Yet to Be—David Patterson and John K. Roth

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