Exquisite Desire: Religion, the Erotic, and the Song of Songs

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Fortress Press, Nov 1, 2000 - Religion - 245 pages
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An examination of the erotic ideal in ancient IsraelThis provocative work investigates the character of the erotic in writings from ancient Israel and how the erotic is connected to the experience of the divine.
 

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What an insightful beautifully written work

Contents

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1
II
2
III
9
IV
13
V
22
VI
25
VII
36
VIII
41
XVIII
114
XIX
129
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XXI
148
XXII
154
XXIII
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XXIV
164
XXV
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57
XII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
187
XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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About the author (2000)

Carey Ellen Walsh is currently Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Division of Saint Joseph's College, Maine. She also is RCIA instructor at Immaculate Conception in Portland, Maine.

She began her studies at Allegheny College and received her B.A. and from there she went on to receive her M.Div. from Yale Divinity School, M.A. University of Chicago, and Th.D. from Harvard Divinity School.

During her career she also has a book published; The Fruit of the Vine: Viticulture in Ancient Israel.

Along with writing she is a member of numerous organizations; Benedictine Oblates of St. Meinrad's Monastery, Catholic Biblical Association, and Society of Biblical Literature.

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