The Song of Songs: A Commentary on the Book of Canticles Or the Song of Songs

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Fortress Press, 1990 - Religion - 237 pages
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Murphy offers a representative sounding in the major periods of the Song's exegetical history. Attention is given to the hermeneutical principles operative in the development of Jewish and Christian exposition. Murphy examines the literary character and structure of the Song, aspects of its composition and style, and its meaning and theological significance.

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Roland E. Murphy, O. Carm., (deceased 2002) was George Washington Ivey Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies of Duke University and adjunct at the Washington Theological Union. He was coeditor of the "New Jerome Biblical Commentary, " and wrote numerous articles, books, and commentaries.

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