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THEO 4456 The Holocaust: A Moral History (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

The tragic event that ruptured modern western morality will be examined from a variety of perspectives. We shall study the testimony of both its victims and its perpetrators. Special attention will be given to consideration of the intellectual and moral factors which motivated resistance or excused indifference. We shall conclude with interpretations of its meaning for contemporary morality and of its theological significance for Christians and Jews.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): James W. Bernauer, S.J.

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: PHIL4456


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17