TITLE

Dreaming of Tarshish/living in Nineveh

AUTHOR(S)
Beck, Mordechai
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
Tikkun (Duke University Press);Sep/Oct95, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the story of a biblical prophet, Jonah, the son of Amitai who keeps running in pursuit of Tarshish, a paradise on earth, but lands at Nineveh, characterized by its moral waywardness, with its half-animal, half-human inhabitants, who are both highly civilized yet simultaneously alienated from their psychic sources. Biblical reference to Jonah; The strong parallels between the Jonah story and our contemporary dilemmas.
ACCESSION #
9510121223

 

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