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A Woman in Love By Benjamin J. Segal Translated by: Benjamin J. Segal (192 Pages)Publisher: Gefen Publishing, 2010
A love poem as old as the Bible, as contemporary as today
One love poem the Bible s Song of Songs continues to be read and to inspire after thousands of years. Using the best of biblical scholarship and sharp literary analysis,Benjamin Segal s new translation and commentary reveal a picture of ideal love so appealing that it became for centuries the monotheistic model of human-divine attachment. Here one also finds a rare ancient effort to capture the female voice. Segal s literary analysis captures the pulsating rhythm of the poem,and allows the reader to confront its ever-contemporary and challenging view of love