HDS 3657

Bible, Literature, Culture: The Song of Songs

Ilana Pardes


The Song of Songs as a locus for reflection about love, both literal and allegorical. The Song of Songs in the writings of thinkers such as Herder, Rosenzweig, Alter, Fisch, Trible, and Kristeva. The reception of the Song of Songs, from Jewish and Christian allegorical readings to American literature and culture (from Whitman's "Song of Myself" to Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon) and Israeli literature and culture (from Rachel Blustein's "Locked Garden" to Daliah Rabikovitch's "Intoxication").

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Jewish Studies 201


0.50 credits
Fall 2012
Tues 1pm-3pm
FAS Sever Hall Room 212

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
  • Jewish Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Comparative
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None