The Song of Songs: Commentary and Homilies

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Paulist Press, 1957 - Religion - 385 pages
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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An excellent book and commentary by one of the greatest minds of the Christian church. Origen offers a spiritual interpretation of an obviously erotic poem. He continues the struggle that many Jewish ... Read full review

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Contents

THE COMMENTARY
17
BOOK ONE
54
BOOK TWO
87
BOOK THREE
165
BOOK FOUR
235
THE HOMILIES
261
THE FIRST HOMILY
262
THE SECOND HOMILY
280
NOTES
303
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
305
TEXT
309
BOOK ONE
319
BOOK TWO
324
THE HOMILIES
355
INDEX
371
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