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Journal of Psychology and Judaism

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 7–20 | Cite as

Moses and Oedipus: Psychological Perspectives on Their Life Stories

  • Schulamith Chava Halevy
  • Kalman J. Kaplan
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Abstract

The present paper compares the chronicles of Moses and Oedipus, examining six life events: birth, exile, submission/resistance to the Divine, trial of passage, seeming failure and success, and reversal of fortune. The biblical conception of Providence is contrasted with the Greek sense of Fate.

Keywords

Cross Cultural Psychology Life Story Psychological Perspective Greek Sense Biblical Conception 
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  • Schulamith Chava Halevy
  • Kalman J. Kaplan

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