In Search of Yesterday: The Holocaust and the Quest for Meaning

In Search of Yesterday: The Holocaust and the Quest for Meaning

by Steven Leonard Jacobs

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Overview

In Search of Yesterday: The Holocaust and the Quest for Meaning by Steven Leonard Jacobs

In Search of Yesterday is a distillation of the author's writings about the Holocaust / Shoah over the span of the last several years in three distinct areas: family stories, the quest for meaning in seemingly inexplicable events, and rethinking and reinterpreting biblical texts in light of the Holocaust / Shoah.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761832454
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 10/28/2005
Series: Studies in the Shoah Series , #29
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Steven Leonard Jacobs, Aaron Aronov Chair of Judaic Studies at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, has taught Jewish, Holocaust [Shoah], and Biblical Studies at Calhoun Community College, Oakwood College, University of Alabama, Huntsville, Alabama; Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi; and Martin Methodist College, Tennessee. He is also author of Biblical Masorah and the Temple Scroll (University Press of America, 2002).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword by Leonard Grob Chapter 2 Preface by Samuel Totten Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Part I: A Family Lost Forever Chapter 5 Part II: Holocaust and the Quest for Meaning Chapter 6 Part III: Wrestling with Biblical Texts: Torah and New Testament Chapter 7 Bibliography Chapter 8 Index Chapter 9 About the Contributors Chapter 10 About the Author

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