Romance, She Wrote: A Hermeneutical Essay on Song of Songs
Carr, G. Lloyd, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
Romance, She Wrote: A Hermeneutical Essay on Song of Songs. By Andr6 LaCocque. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International, 1998, xvi + 240 pp., $19.00.
LaCocque's title identifies his two guiding perspectives for his book: (1) the author of the Song is a woman, and (2) LaCocque has "no intention of writing yet another commentary on the Song" (p. 67). Rather, he is concerned with developing what he calls "an exercise in biblical hermeneutics" (p. 68). And that identifies both the strengths and the weaknesses of LaCocque's book.
In a short five-page preface where he briefly discusses the question of canonicity and the tension between the naturalistic and the allegorical …
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Publication information: Article title: Romance, She Wrote: A Hermeneutical Essay on Song of Songs. Contributors: Carr, G. Lloyd - Author. Journal title: Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Volume: 43. Issue: 2 Publication date: June 2000. Page number: 323+. © Evangelical Theological Society Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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