The song of songs afresh: perspectives on a biblical love poem

Part I: classic exegetical studies --Between exegetically appropriate and politically correct: twoards a reponsible interpretation of Song of songs 1.5-6 /Hans Ausloos --'Black I am and comely': blackness and whiteness as part of Jewish racial discourses from modern times to antiquity - an...

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Published in:Hebrew Bible monographs
Contributors: Fernandes, Gavin (Editor); Fischer, Stefan 1966- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Sheffield Sheffield Phoenix Press 2019
In:Hebrew Bible monographs
Reviews:[Rezension von: The song of songs afresh] (2020) (Shadle, Amber)
Series/Journal:Hebrew Bible monographs 82
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Song of Songs
Further subjects:B Bible Song of Solomon Commentaries
B Bible Song of Solomon Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Summary:Part I: classic exegetical studies --Between exegetically appropriate and politically correct: twoards a reponsible interpretation of Song of songs 1.5-6 /Hans Ausloos --'Black I am and comely': blackness and whiteness as part of Jewish racial discourses from modern times to antiquity - and where is the place of the Song of songs in all this? /David Biernot --Shaken from slumber: why Song of songs 5.2-6.3 is not a dream /Gavin Fernandes --Who are the daughters of Jerusalem? /Stefan Fischer -- Textual interplay: teh Shulammite of Song of songs and Sulamiet by Lina Spies /Christo Lombaard --Solomon's song 8.6-7: the power of love - how to express it by a coalition of myth and grammar /Hans-Peter Mathys --Part II postmodern exegetical studies --Deconstructing horses, in love and war /Francis Landy and Maria Metzler --Song of songs 8.6-7: death-wish or belief in survival of death? /Pieter van der Zwan --When the warrior falls in love: the shaping and re-shaping of masculinity in the Song of songs /Danilo Verde --Part III Jewish studies --The methods and techniques of the targumic exegesis of the Song of songs /Marek I. Baraniak --The role of Shir hashirim in Passover piyyutim /Pavla Damohorská --Part IV hermeneutics --Contextual consciousness: a basis for responsible exegesis of Song of songs /Marlene Oosthuizen --Allegorising Song of songs's most erotic parts: Judaism, Calvinism, Lutheranism /Eben Scheffler.
This volume is one of the fruits of a six-year series of international conferences on the Song of songs. The 13 articles here are presented in four categories: classical exegetical studies, post-modern exegetical studies, Jewish studies, and hermeneutics. (adapted from page [4] of cover)
Item Description:Contains bibliographic references and indexes
ISBN:1910928577