Archive for the ‘Song of Songs’ Category

  • More on gendered text: Turning the tables

    Sep 14, 11 • Gender, Reading, Song of Songs4 Comments
    More on gendered text: Turning the tables

    Gender is not (only) a Feminist issue! I ended my double post Proverbs as a gendered text and Proverbs as a gendered text: Proverbs 31:10ff. with the question of where reading such (strongly) male texts left women readers. Sadly it has had little response, (though thank you Judy πŸ™‚ So I’ll end this podcast with [&hellip...

  • Humour in the Bible: 22: Song of Songs

    Aug 13, 11 • Humour, Imagery, Song of SongsComments Off on Humour in the Bible: 22: Song of Songs
    Humour in the Bible: 22: Song of Songs

    If you ever want to provoke laughter in church in the 21st century, just read a chunk of the Song of Songs, of course it works better if you get a couple to read to each other! The imagery is just so strange to our culture that almost any passage will achieve laughter in moments. [&hellip...