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(32.) Sigmund Freud, "Moses and Monotheism: Three Essays," in The Complete
Psychological Works of Freud, edited by J. Strachey (London: Hogarth Press,
1964), vol. 23, pp. 8,114.
(33.) Moses and Monotheism, pp. 26--27, 69, 110.
(34.) Moses and Monotheism, p. 55.
(35.) Moses and Monotheism, p. 17.
(36.) Philip Rieff, Freud: The Mind of the Moralist (Garden City, NY: Anchor,
1961), p. xv. For the suggestion that Freud saw psychoanalysis as a "metamorphosed
extension of Judaism," see Yerushalmi, p. 99.
(37.) Rieff, p. 8.
(38.) Paul Ricoeur, Freud and Philosophy: An Essay on Interpretation, translated
by Dennis Savage (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1970), p. 244. On Freud's
concerns about publishing his work on Moses, see Jerry Victor Diller, Freud's
Jewish Identity: A Case Study in the Impact of Ethnicity (London/Toronto:
Associated University Presses, 1991), pp. 135ff.
(39.) David Bakan, Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition (Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand, 1958), pp. 129, 164.
(40.) Bakan,, p. 150. For the contrary suggestion that Freud posited an
Egyptian Moses because he wanted a repressed Moses, see Elizabeth J. Bellamy,
Affective Genealogies: Psychoanalysis, Postmodernism and the "Jewish Question"
After Auschwitz (Lincoln/London: University of Nebraska Press, 1987), pp.
(41.) Bakan, p. 160.
(42.) Obituary of Prof. S. Hammerschlag,
in The Complete Psychological Works of Freud, edited by J. Strachey (London:
Hogarth Press, 1959), vol.9, p. 255. For insights into Freud's acquaintance
with and use of biblical texts, see Yerushalmi, pp. 66ff.
(43.) Rieff, p. 240. On tradition, see Yerushalmi, pp. 29--31.
(44.) Cited by Robert, p. 148. Yerushalmi suggests that Freud had originally
intended to do a psychoanalytic study of Moses (p. 18). On Freud and Michelangelo
as "biblical exegetes who radically violate the plain sense of the text,"
see Yerushalmi, p. 22. For brilliant research into the literary background
of Freud's Moses theories, see Yerushalmi's comments on ErnstSellin, pp.25-
26. On Moses and Freud's anger, see Yerushalmi, p. 25. On Moses and Freud's
father, Jakob, see Diller, pp. 144ff.
(45.) Robert, p. 161.
(46.) See Robert, pp. 213-214, note 50.
(47.) Ricoeur, p. 245.
(48.) Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion, edited by J. Strachey (London: Hogarth Press, 1961), vol. 21, p. 18.
(49.) Bakan, pp. 246-247.
(50.) Bakan, p. 241. See also Robert, pp. 171-172, note 1.
(51.) Ricoeur, p. 27.
(52.) Rieff, p. 120.
(53.) Commentary, December 1956.
(54.) Commentary. p. 545.
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