An ecology of desire : Pierre d'Ailly's first theological work, a Latin commentary on the Song of Songs

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Ocker, Christopher Michael. (2023). An ecology of desire : Pierre d'Ailly's first theological work, a Latin commentary on the Song of Songs. In The Song of Songs Through the Ages: Essays on the Song's Reception History in Different Times, Contexts, and Genres pp. 241-262 De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110750799-014
AuthorsOcker, Christopher Michael
Abstract

The Song of Songs is a fascinating text. Read as an allegory of God’s love for Israel, the Church, or individual believers, it became one of the most influential texts from the Bible. This volume includes twenty-three essays that cover the Song’s reception history from antiquity to the present. They illuminate the richness of this reception history, paying attention to diverse interpretations in commentaries, sermons, and other literature, as well as the Song’s impact on spirituality, theological and intellectual debates, and the arts.

KeywordsEarly Jewish Literature; Jewish Studies; Old Testament; Ancient Near East; Theology; Religion; Wisdom and Psalms
Page range241-262
Year01 Jan 2023
Book titleThe Song of Songs Through the Ages: Essays on the Song's Reception History in Different Times, Contexts, and Genres
PublisherDe Gruyter
Place of publicationUnited States
Edition8
ISBN9783110750669
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110750799-014
Web address (URL)https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/9783110750799-014/html
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Print27 Apr 2023
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Deposited01 Feb 2024
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