Recommended Readings and Lectures
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Old and Dirty Gods. Religion, Antisemitism and the Origins of Psychoanalysis. Cooper-White, Pamela. 2018 New York: Routledge
Freud's Dream of Interpretation. Frieden, Ken. 1990 Albany: State University of New York Press
Secrets of the Soul: A Social and Cultural History of Psychoanalysis. Zaretsky, Eli. 2005 New York: Vintage
Hate and the Jewish Science: Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis. Frosh, Stephen. 2005 London: Palgrave
Freud on Religion. Hewitt, Marsha. 2014 Durham, UK: Acumen
Gilman, S.L. (1992). Freud, Race and Gender. Am. Imago, 49:155-183
Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Modern Jewish Philosophy. Oppenheim, Michael. 2017 New York: Routledge
Racial Fever: Freud and the Jewish Question. Slavet, E. 2009 New York: Fordham University Press
Lev, Gideon. (2016). The Question of Aims: Psychoanalysis and the Changing Formulations of the Life Worth Living. Psychoanal Psychology., 33:2 312-333.
Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought. Aron, Lewis. 2013 New York Academic Studies Press
A Godless Jew. Gay, Peter. 1987 New Haven: Yale University Press
Freud's Jewish Identity: A Case Study in the Impact of Ethnicity. Diller, Jerry V. 1991 New Jersey: Associated University Presses
Judaism and Psychoanalysis. Ostow, M (ed.) 1982 New York: Ktav Publishing House
Spirit, Mind, and Brain: A Psychoanalytic Examination of Spirituality and Religion. Ostow, M. 2006 New York: Columbia University Press
The Jewish World of Sigmund Freud: Essays on Cultural Roots and the Problem of Religious Identity. Richards, A. (ed) 2010 Jefferson, N. Carolina: McFarland & Co
Inventing God. Mills, Jon. 2017 New York: Routledge
Jewish Origins of the Psychoanalytic Movement. Klein, D. 1985. Chicago: Chicago University Press
Freud's Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable. Yerushalmi, Y. 1991 New Haven: Yale University Press
Freud and Moses: The Long Journey Home. Rice, E. 1990 Albany: State University Press
Enckell, M. (1988). Psychoanalysis and the Jewish Tradition. Scand. Psychoanal. Rev., 11:141-159.
Zaretsky, E. (2006). The Place of Psychoanalysis in the History of the Jews. Psychoanal. Hist., 8:235-254.
Contributed by Harvey Schwartz, Philadelphia, Pa.
The Case of Sigmund Freud: Medicine and Identity at the Fin de Siècle. Gilman, S. 1994 Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Freud, Race, and Gender. Gilman, S. 1995 Princeton: Princeton University Press
Contributed by Sander Gilman, Emory University, Atlanta Georgia
Freud in Zion: Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern Jewish Identity. Rolnik, E. 2012. London: Karnac
Contributed by Eran Rolnik, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv
Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions.Frosh, S. 2013 London: Macmillan
Contributed by Stephen Frosh, University of London, London
Answering a Question with a Question. Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought. Aron, L. and Henik, L. (eds) 2010 Brighton, Mass: Academic Studies Press
Contributed by Michael B. Donner, Oakland, California
Richards, A. (2009). The Need not to Believe: Freud's Godlessness Reconsidered. Psychoanal. Rev., 96:561-578.
Richards, Arnold (2012). Witnessing the death of Yiddish language and culture: Holes in the Doorposts In: The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust: Trauma, Psychoanalysis, and the Living Mind, ed. Nancy R. Goodman & Marilyn B. Meyers. New York: Routledge.
50th Annual Leo Baeck Memorial Address - Center for Jewish History - Dec. 14, 2006
Creating Sociology and Psychoanalysis in the Habsberg Lands: Freud, Brill and Fleck.
By Arnold D. Richards.
Contributed by Arnold Richards, New York
On Freud's Jewish Body: Mitigating Circumcisions. Geller, J. 2007 New York: Fordham University Press
Contributed by Jay Geller, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
'The Exodus from Egypt remains our point of departure': The Covert Tradition in Sigmund Freud's Moses and Monotheism. Blumenberg, Y. 2012 Frankfurt: Brandes & Apsel [German]
Contributed by Yigal Blumenberg, Berlin
Why Did Freud Reject God?: A Psychodynamic Interpretation. Rizzuto, A. 1998 New Haven: Yale University Press
Contributed by Ana-Maria Rizzuto, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Death of Sigmund Freud: The Legacy of His Last Days. Edmundson, M. 2007 New York: Bloomsbury
Edmundson, M. Defender of the Faith? 2007 The New York Times Magazine
Contributed by Frederic J. Levine, Miami, Florida
Bennett Roth (1991). Some of the Origin of Freud’s Paper on Group Psychology, in AGPA Monograph Psychoanalytic Group Theory and Therapy: Essay in Honor of Saul Scheidlinger, (reprinted in Kaplan & Sadock 1992 ). New York: International Universities Press
Contributed by Bennett Roth, New York
The Parnas: A Scene from the Holocaust. Silvano Arieti. 1979 Paul Dry Books
contributed by Howard Covitz, Melrose Park, Pennsylvania