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The sunflower : on the possibilities and limits of forgiveness

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The sunflower : on the possibilities and limits of forgiveness
Call No: 179.7 W65s

Call Number179.7 W65s
Dates[1998]; ©1998
Statement of ResponsibilitySimon Wiesenthal ; with a symposium edited by Harry James Cargas and Bonny V. Fetterman.
Creators & ContributorsWiesenthal, Simon (author)
Cargas, Harry J. (contributor)
Fetterman, Bonny V. (contributor)
Alkalaj, Sven (contributor)
Améry, Jean (contributor)
Balić, Smail (contributor)
Bejski, Moshe (contributor)
Berger, Alan L. (contributor)
Brown, Robert McAfee (contributor)
Coles, Robert (contributor)
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV (contributor)
Fisher, Eugene J. (contributor)
Flannery, Edward H. (contributor)
Fleischner, Eva (contributor)
Fox, Matthew (contributor)
Goldstein, Rebecca (contributor)
Gordon, Mary (contributor)
Goulden, Mark (contributor)
Habe, Hans (contributor)
Klein Halevi, Yossi (contributor)
Hertzberg, Arthur (contributor)
Hesburgh, Theodore M. (Theodore Martin) (contributor)
Heschel, Abraham Joshua (contributor)
Heschel, Susannah (contributor)
Hobday, José (contributor)
Hollis, Christopher (contributor)
Kamenetz, Rodger (contributor)
König, Franz (contributor)
Kushner, Harold S. (contributor)
Langer, Lawrence L. (contributor)
Levi, Primo (contributor)
Lipstadt, Deborah E. (contributor)
Littell, Franklin H. (Franklin Hamlin) (contributor)
Locke, Hubert G. (contributor)
Loewy, Erich H. (contributor)
Marcuse, Herbert (contributor)
Marty, Martin E. (contributor)
Ozick, Cynthia (contributor)
Pawlikowski, John (contributor)
Prager, Dennis (contributor)
Dith Pran (contributor)
Prittie, Terence (contributor)
Ricard, Matthieu (contributor)
Rubenstein, Joshua (contributor)
Shachnow, Sidney (contributor)
Sölle, Dorothee (contributor)
Speer, Albert (contributor)
Sperber, Manès (contributor)
Stein, André (contributor)
Tec, Nechama (contributor)
Telushkin, Joseph (contributor)
Todorov, Tzvetan (contributor)
Tutu, Desmond (contributor)
Waskow, Arthur Ocean (contributor)
Wu, Hongda Harry (contributor)
Wiesenthal, Simon (subject)
Summary"While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to—and obtain absolution from—a Jew. Faced with the choice between compassion and justice, silence and truth, Wiesenthal said nothing. But even years after the way had ended, he wondered: Had he done the right thing? What would you have done in his place? In this important book, fifty-three distinguished men and women respond to Wiesenthal's questions. They are theologians, political leaders, writers, jurists, psychiatrists, human rights activists, Holocaust survivors, and victims of attempted genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia, China and Tibet. Their responses, as varied as their experiences of the world, remind us that Wiesenthal's questions are not limited to events of the past." —Publisher
ContentsBook one
  • The sunflower
Book two
  • The symposium
    • Sven Alkalaj
    • Jean Améry
    • Smail Balic
    • Moshe Bejski
    • Alan L. Berger
    • Robert McAfee Brown
    • Harry James Cargas
    • Robert Coles
    • The Dalai Lama
    • Eugene J. Fisher
    • Edward H. Flannery
    • Eva Fleischner
    • Rebecca Goldstein
    • Mary Gordon
    • Mark Goulden
    • Hans Habe
    • Yossi Klein Halevi
    • Arthur Hertzberg
    • Theodore M. Hesburgh
    • Abraham Joshua Heschel
    • Susannah Heschel
    • José Hobday
    • Christopher Hollis
    • Rodger Kamentz
    • Cardinal Franz König
    • Harold S. Kushner
    • Lawrence L. Langer
    • Primo Levi
    • Deborah E. Lipstadt
    • Franklin H. Littell
    • Hubert G. Locke
    • Erich H. Loewy
    • Herbert Marcuse
    • Martin E. Marty
    • Cynthia Ozick
    • John T. Pawlikowski
    • Dennis Prager
    • Dith Pran
    • Terence Prittie
    • Matthieu Ricard
    • Joshua Rubenstein
    • Sidney Shachnow
    • Dorothee Soelle
    • Albert Speer
    • André Stein
    • Nechama Tec
    • Joseph Telushkin
    • Tzvetan Todorov
    • Desmond Tutu
    • Arthur Waskow
    • Harry Wu
Physical Description xii, 289 pages ; 21 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Schocken Books
EditionRevised and expanded edition, second edition
NotesTranslation of: Die Sonnenblume
RecognitionGifted in 2014 by Gail Mainster

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Cargas, Harry J. (contributor)

Fetterman, Bonny V. (contributor)

Alkalaj, Sven (contributor)

Améry, Jean (contributor)

Balić, Smail (contributor)

Bejski, Moshe (contributor)

Berger, Alan L. (contributor)

Brown, Robert McAfee (contributor)

Coles, Robert (contributor)

Fisher, Eugene J. (contributor)

Flannery, Edward H. (contributor)

Fleischner, Eva (contributor)

Fox, Matthew (contributor)

Goldstein, Rebecca (contributor)

Gordon, Mary (contributor)

Goulden, Mark (contributor)

Habe, Hans (contributor)

Klein Halevi, Yossi (contributor)

Hertzberg, Arthur (contributor)

Heschel, Susannah (contributor)

Hobday, José (contributor)

Hollis, Christopher (contributor)

Kamenetz, Rodger (contributor)

König, Franz (contributor)

Kushner, Harold S. (contributor)

Langer, Lawrence L. (contributor)

Levi, Primo (contributor)

Lipstadt, Deborah E. (contributor)

Locke, Hubert G. (contributor)

Loewy, Erich H. (contributor)

Marcuse, Herbert (contributor)

Marty, Martin E. (contributor)

Ozick, Cynthia (contributor)

Pawlikowski, John (contributor)

Prager, Dennis (contributor)

Dith Pran (contributor)

Prittie, Terence (contributor)

Ricard, Matthieu (contributor)

Rubenstein, Joshua (contributor)

Shachnow, Sidney (contributor)

Sölle, Dorothee (contributor)

Speer, Albert (contributor)

Sperber, Manès (contributor)

Stein, André (contributor)

Tec, Nechama (contributor)

Telushkin, Joseph (contributor)

Todorov, Tzvetan (contributor)

Tutu, Desmond (contributor)

Waskow, Arthur Ocean (contributor)

Wu, Hongda Harry (contributor)