Memory Offended

Memory Offended


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275938482
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/1991
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

CAROL RITTNER, formerly Director of The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity in New York, is a Roman Catholic Sister of Mercy who has written extensively. Her previous books include The Courage to Care (edited with Sondra Myers, 1986) and Elie Wiesel: Between Memory and Hope (1990).

JOHN K. ROTH is Pitzer Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California. In addition to lecturing widely throughout the United States and the world, Roth has published more than 175 articles, reviews, and 17 books. His most recent books are Approaches to Auschwitz: The Holocaust and Its Legacy, The Questions of Philosophy, American Ground: Vistas, Visions, and Revisions and Holocaust: Religious and Philosophical Implications.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Memory Offended by Carol Rittner and John K. Roth

Chronology of Events Pertinent to the Auschwitz Convent Controversy, 1933-1990

The History and Politics of Memory

The Convent at Auschwitz and the Imperatives of Pluralism in the Global Electronic Village by Richard L. Rubenstein

Jews and Poles: Remembering at a Cemetery by Ronald Modras

The Auschwitz Convent Controversy: Mutual Misperceptions by John T. Pawlikowski

Backward and Forward by Gabriel Moran

The Struggle for Civility: The Auschwitz Controversy and the Forces Behind It by Michael Berenbaum

The Psychology of Memory

The Controversy over the Convent at Auschwitz by Hermann Langbein

Auschwitz and Oswiecim: One Location, Two Memories by Emanuel Tanay

An Interview, August 29, 1989 by Elie Wiesel and Carol Rittner

The Controversy over Carmel at Auschwitz: A Personal Polish-Jewish Chronology by Stanislaw Krajewski

The Psychological Point of View by Leo Eitinger

The Theology of Memory

The New Road by Claire Huchet-Bishop

Historical Memories in Conflict by Judith Hershcopf Banki

Auschwitz: Where Only Silence Becomes Prayer by Mary Jo Leddy

Jewish and Christian Suffering in the Post-Auschwitz Period by Albert H. Friedlander

Memory Redeemed? by Robert McAfee Brown


Appendix: Key Documents about the Auschwitz Convent Controversy

Selected Bibliography


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