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Etty Hillesum

Author : Etty Hillesum
ISBN : 0805050876
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Diaries describe the Nazi occupation
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Existential Philosophy Of Etty Hillesum

Author : Meins G. S. Coetsier
ISBN : 9789004266100
Genre : Religion
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In The Existential Philosophy of Etty Hillesum Meins G.S. Coetsier offers an account of Etty Hillesum's spiritual and cultural life in light of the writings of Martin Buber, Emmanuel Levinas and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Category: Religion

Etty Hillesum A Life Transformed

Author : Patrick Woodhouse
ISBN : 9781408183472
Genre : Religion
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On 8 March 1941, a 27-year-old Jewish Dutch student living in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam made the first entry in a diary that was to become one of the most remarkable documents to emerge from the Nazi Holocaust. Over the course of the next two and a half years, an insecure, chaotic and troubled young woman was transformed into someone who inspired those with whom she shared the suffering of the transit camp at Westerbork and with whom she eventually perished at Auschwitz. Through her diary and letters, she continues to inspire those whose lives she has touched since. She was an extraordinarily alive and vivid young woman who shaped and lived a spirituality of hope in the darkest period of the twentieth century. This book explores Etty Hillesum's life and writings, seeking to understand what it was about her that was so remarkable, how her journey developed, how her spirituality was shaped, and what her profound reflections on the roots of violence and the nature of evil can teach us today.
Category: Religion

Spirituality In The Writings Of Etty Hillesum

Author : Klaas Smelik
ISBN : 9789004188594
Genre : Religion
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Drawing on Etty Hillesum’s writings, this book offers a comprehensive account of international scholarship on the life, works and vision of the Dutch Jewish writer Etty Hillesum, whose life was shaped by the totalitarian Nazi-regime, and who lived a courageous spirituality in the darkest period of the twentieth century.
Category: Religion

The Ethics And Religious Philosophy Of Etty Hillesum

Author : Klaas A.D. Smelik
ISBN : 9789004341340
Genre : Philosophy
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The Ethics and Religious Philosophy of Etty Hillesum offers a comprehensive account of international scholarship on the life, works and vision of the Dutch Jewish writer Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), and her struggle to come to terms with her personal life in the context of the Holocaust.
Category: Philosophy

An Interrupted Life

Author : Etty Hillesum
ISBN : 0886190398
Genre : History
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Category: History


Author : Etty Hillesum
ISBN : 2895073430
Genre : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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Commissioned by the Etty Hillesum Foundation, Etty is the only complete, unabridged edition of the letters and diaries of a singular hero -- and victim -- of the Nazi Holocaust.
Category: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Etty Hillesum And The Flow Of Presence

Author : Meins G. S. Coetsier
ISBN : 9780826266286
Genre : History
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Although she died cruelly at Auschwitz at the age of twenty-nine, Etty Hillesum left a lasting legacy of mystical thought in her letters and diaries. Hillesum was a complex and powerful witness to the openness of the human spirit to the call of God, even under the most harrowing circumstances. Her life was as much shaped by Hitler's regime as was that of philosopher Eric Voegelin, and as Meins Coetsier reveals, her thought lends itself to interpretation from a uniquely Voegelinian perspective. Etty Hillesum and the Flow of Presence analyzes the life and writings of Hillesum from the standpoint of Voegelin's views on consciousness-especially his philosophy of luminous participation in the transcendent ground of being. Through a careful reading of her letters and diaries, Coetsier reveals the inner development of Hillesum's mystically grounded resistance to Nazism as he guides readers through the symbolism of her spiritual journey, making effective use of Voegelin's analytics of experience and symbolization to trace her path to spiritual truth. Intertwining the lives, works, and visions of these two mystical thinkers, Coetsier demonstrates his mastery of both Voegelin's philosophy and Hillesum's Dutch-language materials. He shows how mystical attunement to the "flow of presence"-Voegelin's designation for human responsiveness to the divine-is the key to the development of Hillesum's life and writings. He displays a special affinity for the suffering and grace-filled transformation that she underwent as she approached the end of her life and gained insight into the ultimate purpose of each individual's contribution to the well-being and maintenance of the human spirit. Retrieving one of the lesser-known but most compelling figures of the Holocaust, Etty Hillesum and the Flow of Presence is an original contribution to both Voegelin and Hillesum scholarship that reflects these writers' strong valuation of the human person. It presents Hillesum's life and work in an original and provocative context, shedding new light on her experiences and their symbolizations while further broadening the application of Voegelin's thought
Category: History

Etty Hillesum

Author : Ria van den Brandt
ISBN : 9783643904478
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The diaries and letters of the Dutch-Jewish Etty Hillesum (Middelburg 1914-Auschwitz 1943) have received worldwide attention and have inspired many readers. This book offers a transparent and concise introduction to the thought and life of Etty Hillesum. It succeeds in evoking Hillesum's testimony of life through the reflection on her crucial themes and the use of many impressive citations from her diaries and letters. (Series: Adjustment - Self-Assertion - Resistance / Anpassung - Selbstbehauptung - Widerstand -- Vol. 36)
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Thinking Heart

Author : Etty Hillesum
ISBN : 0982810032
Genre : Poetry
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Poetry. Jewish Studies. THE THINKING HEART is a performance piece in two voices, with cello, based on the journal and letters of Etty Hillesum, a Dutch woman who lived in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation and died in Auschwitz in 1943. The performance is an original arrangement of her journal and letters in the form of poems written by Martin Steingesser. "Etty Hillesum's remarkable voice and THE THINKING HEART ensemble's stirring simplicity...make this an intimate and profoundly moving meditation on love."—The Portland Phoenix
Category: Poetry