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Christian theology, literary theory, and sexuality in the 'Song of Songs'

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OUPblog - Christian theology, literary theory, and sexuality in the 'Song of Songs'



Why were Christian theologians in the ancient and medieval worlds so fascinated by a text whose main theme was erotic love? The very fact that the 'Song of Songs', a biblical love poem that makes no reference to God or to Israelite religion, played an important role in pre-modern Christian discourse may seem surprising to those of us in the modern world. After all, we are accustomed to imagining Christianity, especially in its medieval forms, as profoundly marked by a fear of...

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