Dubai resident and Filipino expat Shulamite
Berte-Dela Cruz describes the 30X30 Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) as a citywide party and she wants everyone to join in the revelry.
By privileging the latter, he proposes "a God who possibilizes our world from out of the future, from the hoped-for eschaton." (1) In order to retrieve the eschatological and challenge the classical metaphysical subordination of the possible to the actual, Kearney adduces four biblical texts, the burning bush, the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, the Shulamite
's song, and the Annunciation.
Slessor and O'Sullivan took great care to keep the animals healthy as Shulamite
returned to St.
When the Shulamite
tells me, "Great seas cannot extinguish love, no river can wash it away," I am inspired to keep opening my heart, even when faced with negativity or criticism.
lie too cramped He shouts jab this earth deeper you lot there you others sing up and play he grabs for the rodin his belt he swings it his eyes are so blue jab your spades deeper you lot there you others play on for the dancing Margareta represents German girls, whereas the reference to Shulamite
is meant most likely to be Shulamite
of the "Song of Songs" of Salomon, representing Margareta's Jewish counterpart.
One might have expected him to use the Ladino where appropriate, and Three Sephardic Songs do use Ladino, but the words of the five song Song of the Shulamite
are in English.
identified in highly feminized terms as Bride and Shulamite
(in the Song
Also, it may temporarily abandon those who become lazy in their spiritual endeavours, like the Shulamite
in the Song of Solomon who was slow to get up and open the way for her beloved.
Bizarrely, Spivak avers that if an artist followed the text of the Song of Solomon literally, "one would have a perfectly cubistic picture!" Further, "Solomon when he wrote this poem had no plastic image of the Shulamite
in his mind, but an abstract, synthetic image; the Shulamite
in his mind was a metaphorical, we might even say, cubistic Shulamite
." Having associated abstract ways of thinking with cubism, he goes so far as to say "the fact is that Jews are by nature metaphorical, cubistic." What had been, until the modern era, a handicap resulting in aniconism (a culture with no images), now became an advantage.
He assumes the persona of the male beloved of the Song of Solomon, who is sought after by the town or city he is entering, which seeks him out in the manner of the Shulamite
woman pursuing Solomon.
Thus she becomes the Shulamite
of the Song of Songs (sometimes identified with Abishag, old King David's young concubine):
Nigra sum, written out as a solo, is actually a duet for alto and baritone, the text suggesting a dialogue between the Shulamite
maiden and King David.(6) But there is a genuine duet in Pulchra es and a virtuoso trio for tenors in Duo Seraphim, and all three motets could well belong to the earlier years.