Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 May 2016

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198766445

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

Karl Shuve

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Provides the first comprehensive study of Latin interpretation of the Song of Songs in Late Antiquity.
  • Offers new perspective on the Christian interpretation of Scriptural texts dealing with marriage and sexuality.
  • Connects interpretation of the Song to the rise of female asceticism.