Leung Lai, Barbara M. “Making Some Sense of the Paradox: Polyphony, Conflicting Ideologies, Dialogism, and the Dialectic Dynamics of Ecclesiastes.” Old Testament Essays 34, no. 3 (2021): 902-914.
Rooted in the rubrics of “Text and Reading,”* 1 this article correlates some of the new advances in the study of Ecclesiastes in the recent past. 2 Employing four intentionally hammered out reading strategies—reading polyphonically; reading “cross the grains”; reading dialectically and reading narrativally, it seeks to demonstrate that the integration of four perspectival readings will enrich the meaning-significance of the book. Moreover, it aims at a proposal that would make some sense of this paradoxical book
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