Complete summary of Richard L. Rubenstein’s After Auschwitz. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of After Auschwitz. After Auschwitz has 53 ratings and 6 reviews. In this revised and expanded edition, Richard Rubenstein returns to old questions and addresses new issues. After Auschwitz, by Richard L. Rubenstein; The Religious Imagination, by Richard L. Rubenstein. God may be dead, but the Jewish people must live, although.

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Paperbackpages. Kristen rated it liked it Apr 05, Thus, according to Rubenstein, in order to demonize Jews, one must rely on Christian modes of demonization of Auschwotz, even if one is non-Christian or anti-Christian.

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In actuality, Jews historically were demonized for many reasons, notably their role in the economic structure of European societies. Altizer, The Altizer-Montgomery Dialogue: He did not mean he was now an atheistnor that religion had to be discarded as irrelevant.

A narrow view of Judaism and a narrow view of Christianity make for a narrow view of Rubenstejn. He understood communism’s evil, but he also stood ready to meet with communist leaders such as Mikhail Gorbachev and Kim Il Sung in the hope of changing or moderating their views. However, as a movement of thought among theologians in Protestant circles, it had dissipated from its novelty by the turn of the s.

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Preview — After Auschwitz by Richard L. Finally, Christian thinking about Jews had not been all demonization.


Carlota Pereda Serras rated it really liked it Dec 27, When his work was released init appeared at a time when a “death of God” movement was emerging in radical theological discussions among Protestant theologians such as Gabriel VahanianPaul Van BurenWilliam Hamiltonand Thomas J.

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Jpennella rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Altizer Paul van Buren John D. In After AuschwitzRubenstein argued that the covenant had died.

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Womeldorf rated it really liked it Dec 24, In addition, unlike the measurement auschwtiz ingredients in a cake, there is no way of determining if Christian demonization of Jews was a significant ingredient in Nazi ideology.

James rated it it was ok Jun 21, Rubenstein argued that the experience of the Holocaust shattered the traditional Judaic concept of God, especially as the God of the covenant with Abrahamin which the God of Israel is the God of history.

Aug 27, Greg rated it really liked it Shelves: Gail rated it really liked it Nov 26, When he creates the world, he does so as do males, producing something external to himself. Heather Robbins rated it really liked it Sep 13, Mike Warner rated it really liked it Mar 05, Joe rated it liked it Apr 27, A bit dense at times, this is nevertheless a powerful and commanding testament to the crisis of faith all thinking believers must undergo in the face of Hitler’s legacy.

Rubenstein began his tertiary education at Hebrew Union Collegean institution within the Reform Judaism tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Richard Rubenstein returns to old questions and addresses new issues with the same passion and spirit that characterized his original work.


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After Auschwitz

Alex Siegel rated it really liked it Dec 26, He then was awarded the Master of Hebrew Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America Conservative tradition and was also ordained as a rabbi by that institution. For instance, the much-condemned Christian prayers for the salvation of Jews implied a caring for the fate of the Jews, an affirmation of their worth as human beings, and a belief in their rehabilitation before God. He then became president and professor of Religion at the University of Bridgeportwhere he served from to Rubenstein departs from the usual Judeocentric mode of thinking as he acknowledges the following, quote The aim of creating a world in which God is dead or, more precisely, in which the Judaeo-Christian God is NEGATED [emphasis his] was at the heart of the Nazi program There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Rubenstein emerged in the s as a significant writer on the meaning and impact of the Holocaust for Judaism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He comments, quote I can never forget the way in which Communists of Jewish origin insisted that Hitler’s war was of no concern to them until the Nazi attack on the Soviet Union on June 22,