“I am black and beautiful . . . “


Dr. Aubrey Buster, Wheaton College Dr. Aubrey Buster, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, contemplates how a translation of an ambiguous word can reflect and/or lead to serious errors of perception, including perceptions of race and social class. A common Hebrew conjunction used in Song of Songs 1:5 could be read as “black […]

“I am black and beautiful . . . “

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