" Of] the 12 well-crafted essays in this volume...the most useful are those dealing with the Holocaust."
"Especially recommended for college-level students of Jewish history and culture."
This is a critical exploration of the most repercussive topics in modern Jewish history and thought. A sequel to Katz's National Jewish Book Award-winning study, Post-Holocaust Dialogues, this book identifies the main issues in the contemporary Jewish intellectual universe and outlines a larger, more synthetic understanding of contemporary Jewish existence.
"[Of] the 12 well-crafted essays in this volume...the most useful are those dealing with the Holocaust." --Choice "Especially recommended for college-level students of Jewish history and culture." --The Bookwatch
|On Historicism and Eternity: Reflections on the 100th Birthday of Franz Rosenzweig||p. 1|
|Jewish Philosophy in the 1980s: A Diagnosis and Prescription||p. 27|
|Abraham Joshua Heschel and Hasidism||p. 53|
|1918 and After: The Role of Racial Antisemitism in the Nazi Analysis of the Weimar Republic||p. 74|
|Quantity and Interpretation--Issues in the Comparative Historical Analysis of the Holocaust||p. 105|
|Auschwitz and the Gulag: Discontinuities and Dissimilarities||p. 138|
|Defining the Uniqueness of the Holocaust: Preliminary Clarifications and Disclaimers||p. 162|
|Technology and Genocide: Technology as a "Form of Life"||p. 193|
|"Voluntary Covenant": Irving Greenberg on Faith after the Holocaust||p. 225|
|"The Tremendum": Arthur Cohen's Understanding of Faith after the Holocaust||p. 251|
|Criteria for a Contemporary Zionist Ideology||p. 274|
|Zionism as an Expression of Jewish Freedom||p. 289|
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Number Of Pages: 315
Published: 1st August 1993
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 14.73 x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.43