Elie Wiesel: Messenger to All Humanity, Revised Edition

University of Notre Dame Pess
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Upon presenting the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace to Elie Wiesel, Egil Aarvick, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Prize Committee, hailed him as "a messenger to mankind--not with a message of hate and revenge but with one of brotherhood and atonement." Elie Wiesel: Messenger to All Humanity, first published in 1983, echoes this theme and still affirms that message, a call to both Christians and Jews to face the tragedy of the Holocaust and begin again.
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Robert McAfee Brown (1920—2001) was professor of religious studies at Stanford University.

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University of Notre Dame Pess
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Published on
Mar 21, 1994
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9780268160630
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Holocaust
History / Jewish
Religion / Ethics
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From the Hardcover edition.
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