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The Sunflower : On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
by Simon Wiesenthal and Harry James Cargas and Bonny V. Fetterman


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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More About The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal; Harry James Cargas; Bonny V. Fetterman
 
 
 
Overview
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. Often surprising and always thought provoking, The Sunflower will challenge you to define your beliefs about justice, compassion, and human responsibility.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780805210606
  • ISBN-10: 0805210601
  • Publisher: Schocken Books Inc
  • Publish Date: May 1998
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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