Bearing witness is to tell a sacred truth, which even if unpalatable, has to be told for the sake of humanity. The Holocaust has added a new dimension to this mission. However,all traumatised people can bear witness to life and death and existential issues. The entry examines the conditions and the means that are or are not propitious to bearing witness.
Download: View documentPublication Author: Paul Valent Publication Date: 2011 Categories: Holocaust, Nature, treatment, memory, bearing witness, Trauma, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy