The Jewish Theme of Castration Anxiety in Tanakh, Talmud and Midrash
Session: Oedipus complex is a term famously invented by Sigmund Freud; a man perceived to reject his Jewishness. But the presence of castration anxiety in Jewish texts of Talmud and Midrash proves that Freud was perhaps more Jewish, than we think.
Bio: Ekaterina Andersen is a feminist writer. Born Russian Orthodox Christian, she studied orthodox theology in her twenties, and is currently studying Judaica at Lund’s university. All her works carry a mission of showing the relevance of religious texts in a modern, often feminist, context.