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The Song of Songs and the Eros of God
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Edmée Kingsmill
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

A close biblical study that re-examines the Hebrew text of the Song of Songs and considers its mystical meaning. Kingsmill seeks to demonstrate that a careful network of intertextual allusions has been deliberately used by the writer of the Song to refer metaphorically to the love of God for his
Eros and Allegory
Language: en
Pages: 471
Authors: Denys Turner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

For centuries male celibates have described, expressed, and celebrated their love of God in the language of sex, most prolifically and characteristically in a thousand years' commentarial tradition on the Song of Songs. After analysing the tradition, its logic and its imagery, Turner provides translations of commentaries by Gregory the
Grieving, Brooding, and Transforming: The Spirit, The Bible, and Gender
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Denys Turner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-30 - Publisher: BRILL

Grieving, Brooding, and Transforming explores troubling biblical and historical texts in regards to their portrayal of women and calls for readers to identify the Spirit’s work of grieving over brokenness, brooding over chaos, and transforming the creation.
The Song of Songs in English Renaissance Literature
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Noam Flinker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: DS Brewer

Treatment of and reference to the Song of Songs by a variety of authors including Spenser and Milton.
Nuptial Symbolism in Second Temple Writings, the New Testament and Rabbinic Literature
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: André Villeneuve
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-09 - Publisher: BRILL

In Nuptial Symbolism in Second Temple Writings, the New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, André Villeneuve examines the ancient Jewish/Christian concept of the marriage covenant between God and his people, moving through salvation history from Eden to Sinai, the Temple and the eschaton.