The Song of Songs and the fashioning of identity in early Latin Christianity / Karl Shuve
- Shuve, Karl
- Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Copyright Date:
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- xix, 236 pages ; 24 cm.
- Oxford early Christian studies
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I 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."As a Lily among the Thorns": The Church as Mixed Community in Pacian, Tyconius, and Augustine -- 3."The Church is the Flesh of Christ": The Tractatus de Epithalamio of Gregory of Elvira -- pt. II 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 -- 6."This Book Contains the Mysteries of Virginity": Jerome and the Making of Ascetic Community.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-230) and indexes.
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