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📒The Era Of The Witness ✍ Annette Wieviorka
✏The Era of the Witness Book Summary : What is the role of survivor testimony in Holocaust remembrance? Today such recollections are considered among the most compelling and important historical sources we have, but this has not always been true. In The Era of the Witness, a concise, rigorously argued, and provocative work of cultural and intellectual history, Annette Wieviorka seeks to answer this surpassingly complex question. She analyzes the conditions under which survivor testimonies have been produced, how they have been received over time, and how the testimonies shaped the construction of history and collective memory. Wieviorka discerns three successive phases in the evolution of the roles and images of the Holocaust witness. The first phase is marked by the testimony left by those who did not survive the Holocaust but managed nevertheless to record their experiences. The second, most important, phase is centered on the Eichmann trial, which for Wieviorka is the moment (1961?1962) when a broad cultural deafness to survivors' stories was replaced by the image of the witness as "bearer of history." The author follows the changing nature of the witness into a third phase, which she calls "the era of the witness." Especially concerned with the pedagogical and political uses to which survivor testimony has been put, Wieviorka examines factors that determine when and how survivor testimonies are incorporated into the larger narrative of the Holocaust, according it a privileged place in our understanding. By exploring the ways in which the Holocaust is remembered, The Era of the Witness also deepens our understanding of how testimony can help to define not only twentieth-century history but also more recent episodes of mass killing that are only now "becoming history."
📒Witness Directed By Peter Weir ✍ Rachel Palgan
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📒Witness ✍ Karen Hesse
✏Witness Book Summary : Leanora Sutter. Esther Hirsh. Merlin Van Tornhout. Johnny Reeves . . . These characters are among the unforgettable cast inhabiting a small Vermont town in 1924. A town that turns against its own when the Ku Klux Klan moves in. No one is safe, especially the two youngest, twelve-year-old Leanora, an African-American girl, and six-year-old Esther, who is Jewish. In this story of a community on the brink of disaster, told through the haunting and impassioned voices of its inhabitants, Newbery Award winner Karen Hesse takes readers into the hearts and minds of those who bear witness.
📒Witness ✍ Anne Cassidy
✏Witness Book Summary : Todd's life changes forever after he witnesses his former teacher Jason Ripley attacking a store owner and reports him to the police.
📒The Witness ✍ Juan José Saer
✏The Witness Book Summary : “The evocative imagery and ideas revealed in The Witness are not easily forgotten.”—Washington Times “Haunting and beautifully written.”—Independent on Sunday In sixteenth-century Spain, a cabin boy sets sail on a ship bound for the New World. An inland expedition ends in disaster when the group is attacked by Indians. The Witness explores the relationship between existence and description, foreignness and cultural identity. Juan José Saer was born in Argentina in 1937 and is considered one of Argentina's leading writers of the post-Borges generation. He died in 2005.
📒Analysing Witness Testimony ✍ Anthony Heaton-Armstrong
✏Analysing Witness Testimony Book Summary : The consideration of witness testimony had traditionally been a task left to fact-finders with scant guidance from legal professionals. As a result, various practices have developed during the investigative and trial process which can obscure or even eradicate critical material. Miscarriages of justice will continue to occur, so long as those working within the justice system continue to accept witnesses and their testimony at face value. This book aims to make practitioners, as well as the fact-finders and those who guide them, aware of a wide range of perspectives on witness testimony. Each contributor identifies bad practice and puts forward ideas for improvement or removal of previously acceptable investigative and forensic methods.
📒The Witness Of Preaching ✍ Thomas G. Long
✏The Witness of Preaching Book Summary : This thorough revision of this classic text is even clearer and more helpful than the first edition. Long has updated the language, expanded the key chapter on biblical exegesis, and has included more examples of sermon forms, illustrations, and conclusions.
📒Witness ✍ Lee Hollingsworth
✏Witness Book Summary : Witness is an exciting chronicle of one man's descent into a success fueled addictive abyss. His will finally broken, his family scarred, witness his slow accumulation of spiritual awareness, and the development of strength through humility and service. A very private and personal revelation, Lee tells a true story of hope and rebirth, that inspires new clarity towards faith.
📒Witness ✍ Joshua Greene
✏Witness Book Summary : A collection of twentyseven eyewitness Holocaust accounts, gathered from the Yale University Fortunoff Video Archive, the first survivor videotestimony project, offers firsthand narratives from Jews and nonJews, GIs, and others who experienced the horrors of Nazism. TV Tiein. (PBS documentary, airing May 2000)
📒Witness To The Gospel ✍ I. Howard Marshall
✏Witness to the Gospel Book Summary : A distinguished group of scholars here provides a comprehensive survey of the theology of the early church as it is presented by the author of Acts. The twenty-five articles show the current state of scholarship and the main themes of theology in Acts.