Teaching the Holocaust Ecumenically

By Joseph H. Levine

Eugene Borowitz, September 29, 1978

The author reflects upon his experience as a Jewish chaplain teaching a course on the Holocaust along with Protestant and Catholic colleagues at Carnegie-Mellon University. The Christian co-professors were very willing to discuss Christian culpability for the Holocaust, the author reports, but seemed less willing to discuss the state of Israel as a potential theological and geopolitical answer to the Holocaust.

Topic: Theology, Jewish-Christian Relations, Post-Secondary Education, Holocaust Education, Higher Education, Interfaith Relations, Zionism

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.159

Page Number(s): 179-180

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States

Language: English

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Levine, Joseph H. Teaching the Holocaust Ecumenically. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 29 September 1978: 179-180. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9107


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