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2012

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Book Review: Emmanuel Levinas (Seán Hand), Glenn J. Morrison Jan 2012

Book Review: Emmanuel Levinas (Seán Hand), Glenn J. Morrison

Theology Papers and Journal Articles

How can people ever respond to the horror of genocide? For those who have experienced it first hand and lived, the trauma is incalculable. There have been some who can openly respond in narrative. Readers may certainly be familiar with Elie Wiesel’s Night and Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, or even Zvi Kolitz’s poignant literary work, Yosl Rakover Talks to God. These are compelling stories that evidence how the Shoah bears an infinite amount of meaning. In contrast, the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas portrays a different kind of response to the Shoah as an attempt ...