The Holocaust and the search for forgiveness

an invitation to the Society of Jesus? by James William Bernauer

Publisher: Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality in St. Louis, MO

Written in English
Published: Pages: 44 Downloads: 578
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  • Judaism,
  • Relations with Jews,
  • Relations,
  • Christianity and antisemitism,
  • Jesuits,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • History,
  • Forgiveness,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Holocaust (Christian theology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJames Bernauer
SeriesStudies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- 36/2, Studies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- 36/2.
LC ClassificationsBX3701 .S783 v.36/2
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25455005M

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