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Title Scrolls of love : Ruth and the Song of Songs / edited by Peter S. Hawkins and Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 382 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Peter S. Hawkins and Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg -- "All that you say, I will do" : a sermon on the book of Ruth / Ellen F. Davis -- Beginning with Ruth : an essay on translating / Ellen F. Davis -- Subverting the biblical world : sociology and politics in the book of Ruth / Andre LaCocque -- The book of Ruth as comedy : classical and modern perspectives / Nehama Aschkenasy -- Transfigured night : midrashic readings of the book of Ruth / Judith A. Kates -- Dark ladies and redemptive compassion : Ruth and the messianic lineage in Judaism / Nehemia Polen -- Ruth amid the gentiles / Peter S. Hawkins -- Ruth speaks in Yiddish : the poetry of Rosa Yakubovitsh and Itsik Manger / Kathryn Hellerstein -- Printing the story : the Bible in etchings, engravings, and woodcuts / Margaret Adams Parker -- Translating eros / Chana Bloch -- "I am black and beautiful" / Andre LaCocque -- Reading the song iconographically / Ellen F. Davis -- Unresolved and unresolvable : problems in interpreting the song / Marc Brettler -- Entering the holy of holies : rabbinic midrash and the language of intimacy / Judith A. Kates -- Intradivine romance : the song of songs in the Zohar / Arthur Green -- The love song of the millennium : medieval Christian apocalyptic and the Song of songs / E. Ann Matter -- Monastic reading and allegorical sub/versions of desire / Mark Burrows -- The female voice : Hildegard of Bingen and the Song of songs / Margot Fassler -- The harlot and the giant : Dante and the Song of songs / Lino Pertile -- In the absence of love / Carey Ellen Walsh -- Song? songs? whose song? : reflections of a radical reader / Carole R. Fontaine -- Honey and milk underneath your tongue : chanting a promised land / Jacqueline Osherow -- "Where has your beloved gone?" : the Song of songs in contemporary Israeli poetry / Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg
Summary Respectful of traditional biblical scholarship, this collection of essays aims to move beyond it. It brings together two communities that have read their Bibles in isolation from one another, in ignorance of the richness of the other's traditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-367) and indexes
SUBJECT Bible. Ruth -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Song of Solomon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Ruth fast
Bible. Song of Solomon fast
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Hawkins, Peter S
Stahlberg, Lesleigh Cushing
ISBN 9780823237067