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Song of Songs

Author: Richard S Hess
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2005.
Series: Baker commentary on the Old Testament wisdom and Psalms.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Following an introduction to the biblical book and a history of its interpretation, Hess divides his discussion into seven major sections. Each section begins with a fresh translation, followed by paragraph-by-paragraph commentary, and concluding with a summary of the passage's theological implications. Technical questions related to the Hebrew text or scholarly debate are addressed in the footnotes. Pastors and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Hess
ISBN: 0801027128 9780801027123 9780801099564 0801099560
OCLC Number: 56825191
Description: 285 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue : first coming together and intimacy (1:2/2:7) --
Lovers joined and separated (2:8/3:5) --
Love and marriage at the heart of the song (3:6/5:1) --
Search and reunion (5:2/6:3) --
Desire for the female and love in the country (6:4/8:4) --
Epilogue : the power of love (8:5/14).
Series Title: Baker commentary on the Old Testament wisdom and Psalms.
Responsibility: Richard S. Hess.
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This verse-by-verse commentary offers a fresh reading of an intriguing book of the Old Testament.  Read more...


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