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Author Matis, Hannah W., author

Title The Song of Songs in the early Middle Ages / by Hannah W. Matis
Published Boston : Brill, 2019


Description 1 online resource (vi, 255 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in the history of Christian traditions, 1573-5664 ; VOLUME 191
Studies in the history of Christian traditions ; v. 191.
Contents The mother of invention: Bede's commentary on the Song of Songs -- Adoptionism and the Song of Songs: exegesis, controversy, and context -- "Fair as the moon, bright as the sun": visions of the church in the Song of Songs -- Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? The making of the City Watch -- Writing a song for Solomon: song exegesis for Carolingian kings -- "Love's lament": Paschasius Radbertus and the Song of Songs
Summary Hannah Matis examines how a biblical text was read by the most important figures within the ninth-century Carolingian Reform to think about the nature of Christ and the church
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Song of Solomon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- To 1500
Bible. Song of Solomon. fast (OCoLC)fst01892948
Subject RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Wisdom Literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004389250