Publication Date

2011

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Other Religion | Philosophy | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Comments

Published in the Journal of Islamic and Judaic Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 1 Issue 1 (2011).

Abstract

In God and the Holocaust according to Elie Wiesel: An ethic of responsibility Sandu Frunza, professor of philosophy at Babeş-Bolyai University, explores the philosophy of Elie Wiesel, a Jewish scholar and holocaust survivor. Despite his prison camp experiences, Wiesel retains his faith in God. His experiences lead him to advocate an ethic of memory and alterity. Frunza relates Wiesel’s experiences, his approach to the problem of evil, and his ethic in conversation with contemporary philosophers and Jewish scholarship.