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9780198766445

The Song of Songs and the Fashioning of Identity in Early Latin Christianity

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    9780198766445

  • ISBN10:

    0198766440

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-05-24
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Karl Shuve is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.

Table of Contents


Abbreviations
Introduction
The Song of Songs in North Africa and Spain
1. 'A Garden Enclosed, A Fountain Sealed': The Church as Closed Community in Cyprian and the Donatists
2. 1. 'As a Lily Among the Thorns': The Church as Mixed Community in Pacian, Tyconius, and Augustine
3. 1. 'The Church is the Flesh of Christ': The Tractatus de Epithalamio of Gregory of Elivra
The Song of Songs in Italy
4. 'Like the Holy Church, Unsullied by Intercourse': Ambrose, Virgins, and the Song
5. 'For Souls Know Not Covenants of Wedlock': Ascetic Ideology and Mystical Theology in Ambrose's Later Works
7. 'This Book Contains the Mysteries of Virginity': Jerome and the Making of Ascetic Community
Epilogue: Towards Medieval Exegesis

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