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.
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Halevy, S.C., Kaplan, K.J. Moses and Oedipus: Psychological Perspectives on Their Life Stories. Journal of Psychology and Judaism 22, 7–20 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1024811620615
- Cross Cultural Psychology
- Life Story
- Psychological Perspective
- Greek Sense
- Biblical Conception