My Love Stands Behind a Wall: A Translation of the Song of Songs and Other Poems

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The Song of Songs (Shir HaShirm) is among the most beloved books of the Hebrew Bible, beloved both for the beauty of its language and for the mystical ideas it has inspired. However, many new readers may be surprised to learn that-while it is often understood as an allegory for the relationship between God (the Bridegroom) and humanity (the Bride)-it has no explicit religious content whatsoever and actually seems to celebrate erotic love. In this new translation, Netanel Miles-Yepez, attempts to emphasize the "earthy ...

My Love Stands Behind a Wall: A Translation of the Song of Songs and Other Poems 2015, Albion-Andalus Books

ISBN-13: 9780692478974

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