Reading the Hebrew Bible after the Shoah: Engaging Holocaust Theology
Koosed, Jennifer L., Shofar
Reading the Hebrew Bible After the Shoah: Engaging Holocaust Theology, by Marvin A. Sweeney. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008. 287 pp. $29.00.
Marvin Sweeney has turned his prodigious powers from philological and historical-critical analysis of biblical texts to the theological and ethical dilemmas posed by the events of the Holocaust. The Hebrew Bible serves as his conversation partner not only because it is the foundational text in Judaism and Christianity, but also because most of the biblical writings are responses to events of world-altering violence and destruction - the Assyrian destruction of Israel in 721 BCE, the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem and the first Temple …
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Publication information: Article title: Reading the Hebrew Bible after the Shoah: Engaging Holocaust Theology. Contributors: Koosed, Jennifer L. - Author. Journal title: Shofar. Volume: 28. Issue: 1 Publication date: Fall 2009. Page number: 149+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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