Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God : Jewish Theological Responses during and after the Holocaust

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This volume presents a wide-ranging selection of Jewish theological responses to the Holocaust. It will be the most complete anthology of its sort, bringing together for the first time: (1) a large sample of ultra-orthodox writings, translated from the Hebrew and Yiddish; (2) a substantial selection of essays by Israeli authors, also translated from the Hebrew; (3) a broad sampling of works written in English by American and European authors. These diverse selections represent virtually every significant theological position that has been articulated by a Jewish thinker in response to the Holocaust. Included are rarely studied responses that were written while the Holocaust was happening.show more

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  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 182.88 x 271.78 x 40.64mm | 1,202.01g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195300157
  • 9780195300154
  • 626,779

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As close as it comes to an all-purpose anthology on Holocaust and post-Holocaust theology, Wrestling with God provides readings readings from across the full spectrum of Jewish religious thought. * Zachary Braiterman Journal of the American Academy of Religion * Wrestling with God provides an excellent introduction to the wide range of Jewish theological responses during and after the Holocaust, and its tripartite structure gives a representstive sample of writers, as well as a solid introduction to the distinctive preoccupations of ultra-Orthodox responses, Israeli responses and European / American responses...Highly recommended. * Isabel Wollaston, Journal of Jewish Studies *show more

About Steven T. Katz

Steven T. Katz is Professor of Judaic Studies at Boston Univeristy. Gershon Greenberg is Professor of Religion and Philosophy at American University. Shlomo Biderman is Professor of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University.show more

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