Geoff New’s recent musings in Candour on the Holocaust got me thinking. Like Geoff, I sense that I have something I want to say, but I am unsure if I have the words to express it. I am not entirely sure what it is that I want to say. I fear I am wasting everyone’s time.
But let’s give it a go.
Rev Dr Geoff New is Dean of Studies at the Knox Centre for Ministry & Leadership and is based in Dunedin.
I was ambivalent about accepting the invitation to write this blog. I found myself with something to say but unsure if I could say it; unsure if I had the vocabulary. I’ll try.
When I was young, too young, I became aware of the Holocaust. I was too young to appreciate the enormity of it and that expressed itself in a morbid fascination with it. Yet over the years that morbid fascination matured into raw realisation. Continue reading