Item description for Cries in the Night: Women Who Challenged the Holocaust by Michael Phayer & Eva Fleischner...
Cries in the Night is the story of seven Catholic women who defied Hitler and the Nazis during the Holocaust by saving Jews. Phayer and Fleischner show that these women, motivated by compassion and a sense of justice, to be sure, also strongly desired that their church take up the cause of the Jews during the Holocaust. These women beleived that the true mission of the Chruch lay not in preserving the Chruch's external structure and buildings, but in defending the oppressed.
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Studio: Sheed & Ward
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.49" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.48" Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1999
Publisher Sheed & Ward
ISBN 1556129777 ISBN13 9781556129773
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More About Michael Phayer & Eva Fleischner
Michael Phayer is Professor of History at Marquette University. His two most recent books, Protestant Catholic Women in Nazi Germany and (with Eva Fleischner) Cries in the Night: Women Who Challenged the Holocaust, deal extensively with Catholic-Jewish relations before and during the Shoah.
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Tells of 7 Catholic women who saved many Jews. Nov 18, 1999
The authors wrote of 7 women, out of many they could have chosen. An astonishing chronicle of courage in the face of Nazi terror. While many of the powerful and famous failed to help, these humble women - some vowed religious, some lay - faced death and torture and fearlessly rescued some hundreds of innocent people, including many children. A moving, wonderful book.