A Psychological Interpretation of RUTH by Yehezkel Kluger,Nomi Kluger-Nash

By Yehezkel Kluger,Nomi Kluger-Nash

The biblical e-book of Ruth is a love tale, it sounds as if own and straightforward – of affection among ladies and among guy and lady – instructed in poetic imagery and elegance. slightly hiding inside this fast good looks are the archetypal depths which show not anything lower than the everlasting secret of a love which brings approximately redemption and individuation either own and transcendent, human and divine.
Dr. Kluger wrote the unique interpretation as a part of the necessities of the 1st graduating type of the Jung Institute in Zürich. He later up to date his paintings, however the thesis is still a similar: the go back of the female precept within the Bible. To this finish, he examines the destiny and position of the female as “she” travels from precedent days via numerous goddesses to the individual of Ruth, and her future as restoring the unique totality of masculine and female in equivalent, interacting, stability.
In counterpoint to the scholarly sort of her father – whereas in unison along with his interpretations – Nomi Kluger-Nash has written a woman’s subjective reactions to the tale of Ruth, Naomi and Orpah. To this associative sort she brings extra amplifications from Kabbalah into the which means of those ladies who hold elements, either gentle and darkish, of the Shekhinah, the female presence of God.

Yechezkel Kluger, Ph.D., was once born in manhattan in 1911 and died in Haifa, almost immediately after finishing his manuscript for this ebook in 1995. relocating from kibbutz farmer to medical professional of optometry to Jungian analyst (“I moved from outer to internal vision”), he taught on the l. a. Jung Institute and, together with his go back to Israel in 1967, validated the Israel education software for Analytical Psychology. He taught and practiced as an analyst as much as the time of his dying. Nomi Kluger-Nash is a Jungian psychologist who lives either in Jerusalem and Cummington, Massachusetts, the place she practices as a therapist, teaches, writes … and enjoys the wasteland of her “Woodwinds” home.

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