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Origen : The Song of Songs, Commentary and Homilies (Ancient Christian Writers 26)

R. P. LAWSON, JOSEPH C. PLUMPE

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ISBN 10: 0809102617 / ISBN 13: 9780809102617
Published by Paulist Press June 1957, 1957
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Here is one of the best examples of Origen's exegetical methods applied in their purest form. Origen's allegorization of the Bride and the Bridegroom as Christ and the Church became an irresistible pattern for Christian interpretation of this beautiful Old Testament book for the next thousand years. Bookseller Inventory # 20080205133992

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Title: Origen : The Song of Songs, Commentary and ...

Publisher: Paulist Press June 1957

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Origen's Commentary, the first great work of Christian mysticism, is characterized by extraordinary richness of thought and depth of mystical conception. The Homilies seem to have been written only a few years after the Commentary—probably before 244.

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A monumental project which brings the English-speaking work key selections from the remarkable literature of early Christianity -- vertiable trasures of Christian faith and theology in superb translations.

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