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The Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134): Their Place in Israelite History and Religion (review)

The Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134): Their Place in Israelite History and Religion (review) The Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134): Their Place in Israelite History and Religion (review) Daniel Grossberg Hebrew Studies, Volume 38, 1997, pp. 157-159 (Review) Published by National Association of Professors of Hebrew DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/hbr.1997.0002 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/437049/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 04:38 GMT from JHU Libraries Hebrew Studies 38 (1997) 157 Reviews guage that are here put to such spectacular use. My reservation is that the book may pretend to offer what it in principle cannot offer: access to the world of ancient discourse and therefore ancient trouble and ancient cer­ titude. Slavitt of course knows all of this. It is the endless, inescapable problem of every translator who faces the incommensurability between old cadences and contemporary hearing. Given that important caveat, the book is to be welcomed for what it does indeed do, without lingering too long over what it does not attempt and cannot do. Walter Brueggemann Columbia Theological Seminary Decatur, GA 30030 THE SONGS OF ASCENTS (PSALMS 120-134): THEIR PLACE IN ISRAELITE HISTORY AND RELIGION. By Loren D. Crow. SBL Dissertation Series 148. Pp. xiii + 226. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. Paper. This book is a minor revision of a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hebrew Studies National Association of Professors of Hebrew

The Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134): Their Place in Israelite History and Religion (review)

Hebrew Studies , Volume 38 – Oct 5, 2011

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The Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134): Their Place in Israelite History and Religion (review) Daniel Grossberg Hebrew Studies, Volume 38, 1997, pp. 157-159 (Review) Published by National Association of Professors of Hebrew DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/hbr.1997.0002 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/437049/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 04:38 GMT from JHU Libraries Hebrew Studies 38 (1997) 157 Reviews guage that are here put to such spectacular use. My reservation is that the book may pretend to offer what it in principle cannot offer: access to the world of ancient discourse and therefore ancient trouble and ancient cer­ titude. Slavitt of course knows all of this. It is the endless, inescapable problem of every translator who faces the incommensurability between old cadences and contemporary hearing. Given that important caveat, the book is to be welcomed for what it does indeed do, without lingering too long over what it does not attempt and cannot do. Walter Brueggemann Columbia Theological Seminary Decatur, GA 30030 THE SONGS OF ASCENTS (PSALMS 120-134): THEIR PLACE IN ISRAELITE HISTORY AND RELIGION. By Loren D. Crow. SBL Dissertation Series 148. Pp. xiii + 226. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. Paper. This book is a minor revision of a

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