Johann Heinrich Heidegger's Introduction to the OT (Wisdom and Poetic Books)

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Ecclesiastes is a profound and difficult book, addressing a diversity of matters. Is a simple summary possible?

J.H. Heidegger takes a stab at it...

 

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The ancient Jews testified that Solomon wrote Ecclesiastes in his old age after his repentance.

J.H. Heidegger evokes this ancient testimony...

 

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Ecclesiastes is not an easy book. It helps to start with a good outline...

J.H. Heidegger provides one...

 

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Let's get familiar with Ecclesiastes!

J.H. Heidegger provides a simple outline to help us get started...

 

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What is your favorite commentary on Ecclesiastes?

J.H. Heidegger gives us the best of the old (particularly rich in Puritans)...

 

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The modern reinterpretations of the Song of Solomon as a mere love song has led to its de facto decanonization and consequent neglect.

On the other hand, the ancient Jews considered it the Holy of Holies of the Canon.

J.H. Heidegger whets our appetite for its study...

 

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Why is Solomon's Song called "the Song of Songs"?

J.H. Heidegger explores...

 

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Is the Song of Songs about Solomon? or the One greater than Solomon that has come?

J.H. Heidegger introduces this important subject...

 

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"Song of Songs" is a Hebrew superlative; it is the greatest of songs.

But are we to suppose that the Song reaches no higher than romantic love (as wonderful as that is)? Should not the "Song of Songs" reach to the highest of loves?

J.H. Heidegger considers...

 

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The forms of literature found in the Bible need to be interpreted according to their kind. So, what form of literature is the Song of Songs, and how is it to be interpreted?

J.H. Heidegger explores...

 

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At what point in his career did Solomon write the Song of Songs?

J.H. Heidegger surveys the hypotheses of interpreters...

 

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An ancient Jewish prohibition of the reading of the Song of Solomon until the thirtieth year? What?!

J.H. Heidegger evaluates...

 

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J.H. Heidegger gives us some interpretive keys for the right understanding of the Song of Solomon.

Precious!

 

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Don't neglect the Song of Songs! It is full of Christ!

J.H. Heidegger furnishes us with an outline...

 

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Don't neglect the Song of Songs! It is full of Christ!

J.H. Heidegger furnishes us with a brief outline...

 
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