My perfect one : typology and early rabbinic interpretation of song of songs (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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My perfect one : typology and early rabbinic interpretation of song of songs

Author: Jonathan Kaplan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book maps the landscape of early rabbinic interpretation of the Song of Songs by charting the interpretations contained in Tannaitic interpretation of the Torah (Halachic Midrashim).

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kaplan
ISBN: 9780199359332 0199359334
OCLC Number: 927196620
Description: XIV, 225 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Abbreviations ; A Note on Translation and Transliteration ; Introduction ; Chapter 1 - Allegory, Mashal, or Figuration? Song of Songs in Early Rabbinic Interpretation ; Chapter 2 - Song of Songs and Israel's National Narrative ; Chapter 3 - Female Beauty and the Affective Nature of Rabbinic Piety ; Chapter 4 - Israel's Ideal Man ; Chapter 5 - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? Domesticating the Elusive Lover of Song of Songs ; Conclusion ; Bibliography ; Rabbinic Texts ; Non-Rabbinic Ancient Sources ; Secondary Sources
Responsibility: Jonathan Kaplan.

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Highly focused and erudite, Kaplan's work is to be commended for providing insight into a heretofore underdeveloped area of research. * Joshua Madden, Reading Religion * Kaplan's book is a fine study Read more...

 
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