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262 pages

ISBN 3-85630-577-7 (978-3-85630-577-2)
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Lilith – The First Eve

In a fascinating excursion through the history of her myth, Siegmund Hurwitz presents and interprets the ancient dark-winged goddess Lilith, also known as ‘the first Eve.’
The author’s extraordinarily meticulous study of the original sources brings to light a striking figure long lost from our awareness, yet highly relevant to a psychological understanding of today’s evolving masculine and feminine identities.
Case material from his analytical practice imbeds Lilith in the everyday problems of contemporary life.

That an unbridled life-urge which refuses to be assimilated lies behind depression… seems to me to be a new and important discovery. By combining the experience of a contemporary man with this historical material, Siegmund Hurwitz sheds new light on both. -- From the Foreword by Marie-Louise von Franz


 

Siegmund Hurwitz wurde bei C.G. Jung, Toni Wolff und Marie-Louise von Franz ausgebildet. Er befaßt sich seit längerer Zeit auch mit Fragen der jüdischen Mystik. Verschiedene Publikationen in deutscher und englischer Sprache haben seine Arbeiten einem breiteren Publikum zugänglich gemacht und ihm weite Anerkennung gebracht.

German Titles by Siegmund Hurwitz

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