The Song of Songs' Cautionary Message Concerning Human Love

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The Song of Songs is a collection of love poems written to explore and celebrate human love. Within the positive endorsement of human sexuality and affection lies a secondary, but important, element of sapiential instruction - the conception of love as dangerous, powerful, threatening to marriage, and potentially harmful to the individual lover. This reading of the Song is set in the context of the Old Testament, Jewish traditional writings, and the New Testament. It is discovered that this understanding of love is constant ...

The Song of Songs' Cautionary Message Concerning Human Love 2002, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820455662

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