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Language, Eros, BeingKabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination$
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Elliot R. Wolfson

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780823224180

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823224180.001.0001

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Coming-To-Head, Returning-To-Womb: (E)Soteric Gnosis and Overcoming Gender Dimorphism

Coming-To-Head, Returning-To-Womb: (E)Soteric Gnosis and Overcoming Gender Dimorphism

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(p.333) Chapter Eight Coming-To-Head, Returning-To-Womb: (E)Soteric Gnosis and Overcoming Gender Dimorphism
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Language, Eros, Being
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Elliot R. Wolfson

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823224180.003.0008

This chapter focuses on the interpretation of the Song of Songs (a biblical book that is significant in the history of Judaism and Christianity), and its hermeneutical problem: How does one interpret the exclusively sensual language of a book canonized as part of sacred Scripture? From the standpoints presented earlier in this book, the book is interpreted in the view of medieval kabbalists.

Keywords:   gnosis, gender dimorphism, Song of Songs, Judaism, Christianity, Kabbalah, phenomenology, religion, philosophy

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