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Song of Songs : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation = Shir ha-Shirim

Author: Michael A Fishbane
Publisher: Philadelphia : The Jewish Publication Society, 2015.
Series: The JPS Bible commentary
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Fishbane
ISBN: 9780827607415 0827607415 9780827611450 0827611455
OCLC Number: 954289923
Language Note: Text in English and Hebrew, commentary in English. Teilweise in hebräischer Schrift.
Description: LIX, 338 Seiten ; 26 cm.
Contents: PrefaceAbbreviations and Other ConventionsIntroduction to the Commentary: Song of SongsSongs of LoveThe Language of LoveOther Love Language and Lyrics in AntiquityGetting Love Language RightThe Many Poetics of Love in Jewish TraditionThe Song of Songs and Jewish Religious PracticeReading the CommentaryNotes to the IntroductionFull Hebrew-English Text of the Song of SongsThe Commentary to the Song of SongsFour Levels of Commentary: Peshat, Derash, Remez, and SodChapter 1:1-17 First Words, First EncountersChapter 2:1-17 Love in Its Proper TimeChapter 3:1-11 Inner Experience and Shared JoyChapters 4:1-5:1 The Beautiful Maiden, So PraisedChapter 5:2-16 In Quest of the Marvelous BelovedChapter 6:4-10 The Maiden, Lovely and LuminousChapters 6:11-7:11 Love OverwhelmingChapters 7:12-8:14 Longing, Love, and LossNotes to the CommentaryExcursus A History of Jewish Interpretation in the Song of Songs Peshat: The Exegetical Revolution and Its Exemplars Derash: The Forms and Formulations of Covenant LoveRemez: Personal Love of God-With All One's Heart, Soul and MindSod: The Most Hidden Truth-Divinity and Divine Love in the Depths Notes to the ExcursusBibliography
Series Title: The JPS Bible commentary
Other Titles: Bibel.
Shir ha-Shirim
Responsibility: commentary by Michael Fishbane.


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