Absence / Presence: Critical Essays on the Artistic Memory of the Holocaust Religion, Theology and the Holocaust

Since the liberation of the nazi concentration camps and recognition of the Holocaust as a watershed event of the twentieth century, if not in Western Civilization itself, the capacity of art to represent this event adequately has been questioned. Contents include: "picturing death: better this than silence, " matthew baigell "from the sublime to the abject: art and the holocaust Six Decades Later, " Monica Bohm-Duchen "Jewish Artists in New York: The 1940s, " Jeremy Varon"After Auschwitz: Art and the Holocaust Six Decades Later, " Robert Poor"Probing the Limits of the Politics of Representation, " Andrew Weinstein"R.

B. Kitaj's 'good bad' diasporism and the body in american jewish postmodern art, " nancy weston "disaster art: a plea against the peripheral stuff, " stephen feinstein"How to Remember, " Pier Marton"Conversations with Rzeszow: An Artist's Journey, " Lawrence Langer"Toward a Post-Holocaust Theology in Art: The Search for the Absent and Present God, " Sander Gilman"Bak's Variations on a Theme by Bak, " Joyce Lyon"Haunting the Empty Place, " Ziva Amishai-Maisels .

Contributors provide case studies that include a broad spectrum of artists from North America, Europe and Israel, and examine some of the dominant themes of their work.

The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

National bestsellerthe true story that inspired the movie Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. Contributor to the washington post anne-marie o’connor brilliantly regales us with the galvanizing story of Gustav Klimt’s 1907 masterpiece—the breathtaking portrait of a Viennese Jewish socialite, Adele Bloch-Bauer.

Winner of a California Book Award. Vintage. Supreme court became involved in the case, its decision had profound ramifications in the art world. Expertly researched, the lady in gold is at once a stunning depiction of fin-de siècle Vienna, masterfully told, a riveting tale of Nazi war crimes, and a fascinating glimpse into the high-stakes workings of the contemporary art world.

One of the best books of the Year: The Huffington Post,  The Christian Science Monitor. Winner of the Marfield National Award for Arts Writing. The celebrated painting, stolen by Nazis during World War II, subsequently became the subject of a decade-long dispute between her heirs and the Austrian government.

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Icon of Loss: The Haunting Child of Samuel Bak

Bak’s art preserves memory of the twentieth-century ruination of Jewish life and culture by way of an artistic passion and precision that stubbornly announces the creativity of the human spirit. Gary A. A survivor of the vilna liquidation and a child prodigy whose first exhibition was held in the Vilna Ghetto at age nine, Bak weaves together personal history and Jewish history to articulate an iconography of his Holocaust experience.

Used book in Good Condition. Vintage. In this examination of samuel bak’s most recent collection of paintings inspired by the little boy from the famous Stroop Report photo taken in the Warsaw Ghetto in April 1943. Phillips and danna nolan Fewell consider the historical and visual implications of this iconic image and its contemporary evocations.


Holocaust Theology: A Reader

Each reading is preceded by a brief introduction. The volume will be invaluable to rabbis and the clergy, students, scholars of the Holocaust and of religion, and all those troubled by the religious implications of the tragedy of the Holocaust. Where was god during the holocaust? and where has God been since? How has our religious belief been changed by the Shoah? For more than half a century, these questions have haunted both Jewish and Christian theologians.

Holocaust theology provides a panoramic survey of the writings of more than one hundred leading Jewish and Christian thinkers on these profound theological problems. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Katz, primo levi, jonathan sarna, jacob Neusner, John Pawlikowski, Rosemary Radford Reuther, Paul Tillich, and Elie Wiesel.

Contributors include leo baeck, Stephen Haynes, Eugene Borowitz, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Steven T. Beginning with a general introduction to holocaust theology and the religious challenge of the Holocaust, this sweeping collection brings together in one volume a coherent overview of the key theologies which have shaped responses to the Holocaust over the last several decades, including those addressing perplexing questions regarding Christian responsibility and culpability during the Nazi era.


Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Vintage. Fundamentals of research in criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition introduces students to the multifaceted subject of research methods and shows them why research is important in the field of criminology and criminal justice. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. This is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate research courses, and is ideal for students who want to understand how and why criminal justice research is done to become critical consumers of research.

The thoroughly updated fourth edition of this bestseller reflects the most recent developments in research methods, evidence-based and web-based research, increased coverage of crime mapping, including the use of big data, along with the most current research examples impacting the field. Schutt’s successful textbook the practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice simplifies complex concepts with real-world research examples found in everyday experiences in the criminology and criminal justice professions.

This brief version of Ronet Bachman and Russell K.

Church History, Volume One: From Christ to the Pre-Reformation: The Rise and Growth of the Church in Its Cultural, Intellectual, and Political Context

Church history looks closely at the integral link between the history of the world and that of the church. Volume one explores the development of the church from the days of Jesus to the years prior to the Reformation. Filled with maps, and illustrations, greek, literature and philosophy, both sacred and secular; and much more, it offers overviews of the Roman, charts, with glimpses into pagan attitudes toward Christians; the place of art and architecture, and Jewish worlds; insights into the church’s relationship to the Roman Empire, spanning the time from the first through the thirteenth centuries.

It did so, not in a vacuum, cultures, but in a setting of times, and events that both influenced and were influenced by the church. Church history offers a unique contextual view of how the Christian church spread and developed. Vintage. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.


Christian Thought: A Historical Introduction

Vintage. Christian thought: provides an overview of the context of christianity’s origin, and modernism surveys contemporary trends such as fundamentalism, and Romans explores the major events and figures of the history of Christian thought, while drawing attention to significant voices which have often been suppressed analyses the impact on Christian thought of widely discussed events such as The Great Schism, Greeks, feminism, the Scientific Revolution, including discussion of the influence of Hebrews, and postmodernism.

Used book in Good Condition. This fully revised and updated second edition features a new chapter on liberal theology and reflects recent scholarship in the field. By highlighting the important but often neglected role of women and the influence of non-Christian ideas and movements, this book provides a broader context for understanding the history of Christian ideas and their role in shaping our world.

Used book in Good Condition. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Complete with figures, timelines and maps, this is an ideal resource for anyone wanting to learn more about the development of Christian thought and its influence over the centuries. This fresh and lively introduction explores the central ideas, persons, events, and movements that gave rise to Christian thought, from early beginnings to its present forms.

The story of christian thought is essential to understanding Christian faith today and the last two millennia of world history.

Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World

Used book in Good Condition. This truly cutting-edge book is the first trauma study to directly take into account theological issues. New. Vintage. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. At the heart of each essay are two deeply interrelated faith-claims that are central to Jones's understanding of Christian theology: first, of love, God loves this world and desires that suffering be met by words of hope, we live in a world profoundly broken by violence; second, and of grace.

Mint Condition. Guaranteed packaging. No quibbles returns. Central to its overall theme is an investigation of the myriad ways both individual and collective violence affect one's capacity to remember, to act, and to love; how violence can challenge theological understandings of grace; and even how the traumatic experience of Jesus' death is remembered.

Routledge. Of particular interest is jones's focus on the long-term effects of collective violence on abuse survivors, and marginalized populations, war veterans, and the discrete ways in which grace and redemption might be exhibited in each context. This substantive collection of essays by Serene Jones explores recent works in the field of trauma studies.


Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation New Direction in Social Work

Social workers describe working with children and families, persons with addictions, immigrants and refugees, military veterans and families, older adults, and persons with disabilities. The new edition calls students to become engaged in some of society’s most challenging issues through diverse case studies and an emphasis on global issues.

This edition also includes new profiles of social workers and one older adult that depict individual journeys, contemporary practice areas, and challenges. Social work and social welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. Vintage. Students will read accounts of real-world social work, criminal justice, public health, school, including health and mental health, such as in Chapter 8 where thirteen social workers share their experiences in twelve different practice settings, and rural settings.

The text includes exercises from six interactive cases, including the new case, Brickville. It provides students with the knowledge, families, and values that are essential for working with individuals, groups, organizations, communities, skills, and public policy in a variety of practice settings. Mint Condition.

Used book in Good Condition. New. As with previous editions, this book is an up-to-date profile of the world in which today’s social workers practice, with current demographic, statistical, policy, legislative, and research information; and sensitive discussions of contemporary ethical issues.