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Author Chung, C. K. Martin, author.

Title Repentance for the Holocaust : lessons from Jewish thought for confronting the German past / C. K. Martin Chung.

Publication Info. Ithaca, New York ; London, [England] : Cornell University Press : Cornell University Library, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 360 pages) : illustration.
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Signale, Modern German letters, cultures and thought
Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Contents Introduction : the German problem of Vergangenheitsbewältigung -- Part I The Jewish device of repentance : from individual, divine-human to interhuman, collective "turning" -- 1.Turning in the God-human relationship (R1-R9) -- 2. Interhuman and collective repentance (R10-R14) -- Part II Mutual-turning in German Vergangenheitsbewältigung : responses and correspondence -- 3. "People, not devils" (P1) -- 4. "Fascism was the great apostasy" (P2) -- "The French must love the German spirit now entrusted to them" (P3) -- "One cannot speak of injustice without raising the question of guilt" (P4) -- "You won't believe how thankful I am for what you have said" (P5) -- "Courage to say no and still more courage to say yes" (P6) -- "Raise our voice, both Jews and Germans" (P7) -- "The appropriateness of each proposition depends upon who utters it" (P8) -- "Hitler is in ourselves, too" (P9) -- "I am Germany"(P10) -- "Know before whom you will have to give an account"(P11) -- "We take over the guilt of the fathers" (P12) -- "Remember the evil, but do not forget the good" (P13) -- "We are not authorized to forgive" (P14) -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Public opinion, German.
Public opinion -- Germany.
Repentance -- Judaism.
Memory -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Historiography -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Germany.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Chung, C. K. Martin. Repentance for the Holocaust : lessons from Jewish thought for confronting the German past. Ithaca, New York ; London, [England] : Cornell University Press : Cornell University Library, 2017 xiv, 360 pages Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.) 9781501712524 (OCoLC) 962390014
ISBN 9781501712524
9781501712531 (e-book)

 
    
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