Lives of Great Religious Books: The Song of Songs: A Biography

Editor/Author Pardes, Ilana
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 978-0-69-119424-0
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2021
Table of Contents

The Song of Songs: A Biography presents an essential history of the greatest love poem ever written.

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Table of Contents

    • Illustrations
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction: “Draw Me After You, Let Us Run”
    • Chapter 1: The Rise of Allegory: From Rabbi Akiva to Origen
    • Chapter 2: Poets and Kabbalists: From Medieval Hebrew Poetry to the Zohar
    • Chapter 3: Monastic Loves: From Saint Bernard to Santa Teresa
    • Chapter 4: Modern Scholars and the Quest for the Literal Song: From J. G. Herder to Phyllis Trible
    • Chapter 5: The Song of America: From Walt Whitman to Toni Morrison
    • Epilogue: “Flee My Lover and Be Like a Deer or Like a Gazelle on the Spice Mountains”