Jacob and Esau : on the collective symbolism of the brother motif

by Erich Neumann

Other authorsMark Kyburz (Translator.), Erel Shalit (Editor.)
Book, 2015



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Asheville, North Carolina : Chiron Publications, [2015]

Physical description

xl, 84 p.; 22 cm

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Neumann elaborates on the central role of the principle of opposites in the human soul, contrasting Jacob’s introversion with Esau’s extraversion, the sacred and the profane, the inner and the outer aspects of the God-image, the shadow and its projection, and how the old ethic—expressed, for example, in the expulsion of the scapegoat—perpetuates ev
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