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Author Shuve, Karl, author

Title The Song of songs and the fashioning of identity in early Latin Christianity / Karl Shuve
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford early Christian studies
Oxford early Christian studies.
Summary Karl Shuve offers a comprehensive analysis of the interpretation of the 'Song of Songs' in the Latin-speaking churches of late antiquity, showing how it was used by bishops and theologians to illuminate complex problems of identity in relation to liturgical practice, doctrinal definitions, and ideas about the body and sexuality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 17, 2016)
Subject Bible. Song of Solomon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Europe -- History.
Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Identity (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191821325 (ebook)