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TAGS: Allegories and metaphors; Beauty; Bible; Bride (symbol); Christianity; Hebrew language; Interfaith dialogue; Judaism; Love (general); Race (general); Racism; Song of Songs (Song of Solomon); Spirituality; Translation
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Abstract:
Racial biases can be found in several translations of the biblical Song of Solomon; a look at the original Hebrew from the perspectives of morphology and syntax can give insights into a contextually accurate translation of these controversial passages.

Black and Beautiful:
Skin Color in the Biblical Song of Songs

by Ted Brownstein

2023
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