Freud's Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable

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Yale University Press, 1993 - Psychology - 159 pages
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Winner of the 1992 National Jewish Book Award, this provides insights into Freud's feelings toward his own Judaism. Yerushalmi analyzes Freud's intentions in writing Moses and Monotheism, presenting the work as Freud's psychoanalytic history of the Jews, Jewdaism and the Jewish psyche.
  

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Review: Freud's Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable

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As I have come to expect from Yosef Yerushalmi, this book is learned and fascinating but it is his final chapter that shows what motivated him to write this and makes this an exceptionally fine book. Read full review

Review: Freud's Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable

User Review  - Goodreads

As I have come to expect from Yosef Yerushalmi, this book is learned and fascinating but it is his final chapter that shows what motivated him to write this and makes this an exceptionally fine book. Read full review

Contents

The Fourth Humiliation
1
Sigmund Freud Jewish
19
FatherReligion SonReligion
37
A Case History?
57
Monologue with Freud
81
Freuds Introduction to
101
Unpublished Freud
107
Provisional Postscript
111
Bibliography
139
Index
153
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi is the Salo Wittmayer Baron Professor of Jewish History, Culture, and Society at Columbia University. The author of numerous books, Yerushalmi received his B.A. from Yeshiva University and his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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