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Lamentations and the Song of Songs (Belief: Theological Commentary On The Bible Series)

Stephanie Paulsell (Ed), Harvey Cox

Hardback 2012-04-01

Publisher Description

In Lamentations, well-known theologian Harvey Cox draws on a wide array of sources including poetry, novels, films, paintings, and photography to offer a contemporary theological reading of Lamentations which is provocative and sure to stir numerous theological reflections and responses.

The biblical book of Song of Songs has historically been seen as a book pointing to Christ's love for the church and has been interpreted in allegorical ways. Author Stephanie Paulsell suggests that the Song can still have profound meaning for us, teaching us "to love not only what we can see shining on the surface but also those depths of the other which are out of our reach."

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Publisher Description

In Lamentations, well-known theologian Harvey Cox draws on a wide array of sources including poetry, novels, films, paintings, and photography to offer a contemporary theological reading of Lamentations which is provocative and sure to stir numerous theological reflections and responses.

The biblical book of Song of Songs has historically been seen as a book pointing to Christ's love for the church and has been interpreted in allegorical ways. Author Stephanie Paulsell suggests that the Song can still have profound meaning for us, teaching us "to love not only what we can see shining on the surface but also those depths of the other which are out of our reach."

Koorong Code346389
ISBN0664233023
EAN9780664233020
Pages304
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryCommentaries, Old Testament
Sub-CategoryLamentations
PublisherWestminster John Knox Press
Publication DateApr 2012
Dimensions30 x 152 x 228mm
Weight0.59kg