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The Song of Songs and the Eros of God

a study in biblical intertextuality S

by EdmГ©e Kingsmil

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intertextualité,
  • "Bible,
  • "Bible. AT. Cantique des cantiques",
  • Mystique juive

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmée Kingsmill
    SeriesOxford theological monographs
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27088425M
    ISBN 100199577242
    ISBN 109780199577248
    OCLC/WorldCa717825106

      Eros is the word often used to express sexual love or the feelings of arousal that are shared between people who are physically attracted to one another. Eros is used in the Old Testament to express the physical and sensual intimacy between a husband and a wife. Because God deliberately uses the relationship of marriage as an illustration of the relationship he has with his people, this book.   The Song of Songs not only alludes to God’s covenant with Israel, but the entire book celebrates one of the greatest mysteries in the universe: marriage. According to the Apostle Paul, human marriage is a mystery that points to the love that Christ has for his church: “This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and.


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The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical Intertextuality (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs) 1st Edition by Edmée Kingsmill (Author)Cited by: 3. The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical Intertextuality.

Modern biblical scholarship interprets the Song as The Song of Songs and the Eros of God book collection of love lyrics. For Edm?e Kingsmill, on the contrary, the essence of the Song is mystical. A principal concern of this study, however, is to uncover the relationship between the verses of the Song and those biblical books to which they point.

The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical Intertextuality (Oxford Theological Monographs) - Kindle edition by Kingsmill, Edmée. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or cturer: OUP Oxford.

7 The Eros of God 1 The imagery of marriage and death 2 Three witnesses to the eros of God 3 The necessary equipment 4 'Turn your eyes from me' 5 'I am faint from love' 6 'I sleep, but my heart is awake' 7 'My beloved is mine and I am his' 8 The seeking/calling motif 9 'I have put off my tunic' Brand: Oxford University Press, USA.

The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical Intertextuality Kingsmill, Edmée Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.

$ Description: Modern biblical scholarship interprets the Song as a collection of love lyrics. For Edmée Kingsmill, on the contrary, the essence of the Song. The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: a study in Biblical intertextuality Author: Kingsmill, Edmee.

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Song of Solomon, also called Canticle of Canticles, or Song of Songs, an Old Testament book that belongs to the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or “Writings.”In the Hebrew Bible the Song of Solomon stands with Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther and with them makes up the Megillot, five scrolls that are read on various religious festivals of the Jewish year.

Also, Song of Songs is a very sexual book. It shows that the God who made sex heartily agrees when it is part of a marriage which is healthy. However, many Christians are at odds with eros. God, so they say is the God of a pure love called agape.

The Song of Songs was viewed as an allegory of the mutual love of Christ and His church, of Yahweh’s tortured love affair with the nation of Israel and Israel’s yearning for her promised Messiah, or as the longing of the individual soul for God.

In this commentary tradition, the Eros of the Bride is unproblematically recognized. The Song of Songs and Divine Eros July 7, TT Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality. The Song of Songs and the Eros of God.

A Study in Biblical Intertextuality. Edmée Kingsmill. Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs. Description. Modern biblical scholarship interprets the Song as a collection of love lyrics. For Edmée Kingsmill, on the contrary, the essence of the Song is mystical.

The book is an excellent compendium for understanding the metaphorical language of the Song intertextually The Song of Songs and the Eros of God is an important resource for contemporary Song scholarship (Fiona Black, Theology)Author: Edmee Kingsmill.

The Song of Songs, sometimes called the Song of Solomon, is one of two books in the Bible that do not mention God. The other is the book of Esther. King Solomon is generally acknowledged as the author, though some scholars say that is uncertain. Keywords: Song of Songs, Shulammite, eros, desire, agape, eroticism, God Fordham Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. It is precisely the link between eros and wisdom that opens the Song of Songs to another level of understanding.

While it is not ‘wisdom literature,’ its echoes reach beyond human sexual love to remind one of the love of Lady Wisdom ” (Roland Murphy, The Tree of Life: An Exploration of Biblical Wisdom Literature, pp. The Song of Songs, or Song of Solomon, is one of the Wisdom Books of Hebrew Scripture, along with Psalms, Job, Proverbs, and Greek Septuagint Old Testament also includes the Books of Wisdom and Sirach.

The Song of Songs is truly one of the most beautiful love poems ever written. When I joined the Community of the Sisters of the Love of God inthe Monastic Diurnal, which we then used, was rich in verses from the Song of Songs, notably the ‘Common of Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary’, in which all the antiphons came from the it was the s, and revision was in the air, influenced in the Community by what I describe in the Introduction as the.

Review quote. The book is an excellent compendium for understanding the metaphorical language of the Song intertextually The Song of Songs and the Eros of God is an important resource for contemporary Song scholarship * Fiona Black, Theology *.

show more/5(4). Deny's Turner's survey of medieval exegesis on the Song of Songs helps flesh out the tradition leading up to John of the Cross. Turner attends especially to the medieval intuition that the Song of Songs and its eros helps explain a major question in Neoplatonic metaphysics—why the One /5(1).

Verse 1 of the book tells us that King Solomon wrote Song of Songs, one of 1, that he wrote (1 Kings ). The title ‘Song of Songs’ implies that it is the best of all his songs. Structure of the book. Song of Songs is poetry about the love between a man and a woman, and does not say anything about the relationship between God and man.

The Song of Songs(Shir ha-Shirim in Hebrew) is an unabashedly sensuous, even at times quite erotic, paean to love. Throughout its eight short chapters, an unnamed young man and young woman pursue one another through verdant fields and valleys lush with flowers.

Their excitement to be together is palpable, captured in poetic stanzas like. book had been an issue for debate among the rabbis. It appears that the issue was eventually settled by the verdict of Rabbi Aqiba (c. 40– ). ‘Heaven forbid’, he said, ‘that any man in Israel ever disputed the [the status of] Song of Songs, 3 for the whole world is not worth the day on which the Song of Songs.

The Song of Songs and the eros of God: a study in biblical intertextuality. [Edmée Kingsmill] -- Modern biblical scholarship interprets the Song as a collection of love lyrics.

For Edm--and--eacute;e Kingsmill, on the contrary, the essence of the Song is mystical. A principal concern of this. The Song of Songs and the Eros of God by Christian Brady | Published J Last week’s Review of Biblical Literature included an extremely positive review of Emdée Kingsmill’s The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical Intertextuality (Oxford Theological Monographs) [Amazon link].

The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: a study in biblical intertextuality. [Edmée Kingsmill] -- "Modern biblical scholarship interprets the Song as a collection of love lyrics.

For Edmée Kingsmill, on the contrary, the essence of the Song is mystical. A principal concern of this study. The Song of Songs, also Song of Solomon or Canticles (Hebrew: שִׁיר הַשִּׁירִים Šîr Hašîrîm, Greek and Ancient Greek: Ἆισμα Ἀισμάτων, romanized: Âsma Āsmátōn; Latin: Canticum Canticōrum), is one of the megillot (scrolls) found in the last section of the Tanakh, known as the Ketuvim (or "Writings"), and a book of the Old Testament.

The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: Edmee Kingsmill (): Free Delivery at Edmée Kingsmill is the author of The Song of Songs and the Eros of God ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 2 reviews, published )/5(2).

The book is an excellent compendium for understanding the metaphorical language of the Song intertextually The Song of Songs and the Eros of God is an important resource for contemporary Song scholarship (Fiona Black, Theology) --This text refers to the hardcover : Edmée Kingsmill.

The book Song of Songs is perhaps one of the most poetic and steamy books of the Bible that illustrates this kind of love. It was written expressing the passionate love of King Solomon for his new.

In this way, the Song is similar to the book of Psalms, where the reader is implicitly encouraged to put him or herself in the place of the first person speaker” (Song of Songs, p. 91). Athalya Brenner shows that the woman’s voice constitutes 53 percent of the text, the man’s 34 percent, the chorus 6 percent, and headings and dubious.

Interpretations of the Song of Songs appear divided between the literal/sexual readings and spiritual/mystical readings. But this division is a sign of our own divided understanding of love, a division less evident in Old Testament the lovers in the book seek union and intimacy, so our exploration of this te.

Listen, and you will hear all of nature singing its own version of the Song of Songs, that biblical “ode to eros” that whispers the secrets of divine love and the secrets of Easter.

In his marvelous pre-papal book Introduction to Christianity, Pope Benedict XVI explained that we can only understand what Christ’s Resurrection means in light of the noble erotic cry of the heart found in the.

The Bible devotes one whole book to the blessings of erotic, or sexual, love—Song of Solomon. The love between a husband and a wife should be, among other things, an erotic love. However, a long-term relationship based solely on eros is doomed to failure.

He first retraces the formative matrix of French tradition by engaging with five classic sources: Plato's Symposium, the Song of Songs, the myth of Genesis, the tension between Greek Eros and Christian Agape and the repercussions of Nietzsche's declaration of the 'death of God'.

Sam O'Neal is the co-author of "Bible Stories You May Have Forgotten" and "The Bible Answer Book." He is a former editor for Christianity Today and LifeWay Christian Resources. The sexiest moment in God's Word occurs in the seventh chapter of Song of Songs, also known as Song of Solomon.

Let's take a deeper look: Song of Songs Save on The Song of Songs and the Eros of God by Edmée Kingsmill. Shop your textbooks from Zookal AU today. In certain respects, the debate over the Song of Songs' inclusion in the Jewish canon has raged throughout the ages until this day.

In William Kolbrener's insightful new book, Open Minded Torah, his chapter "Eros and Translation" contrasts two very different translations of the Song of Songs.A scholar of English literature, Kolbrener cites the translation of the King James Bible, published in.

Kingsmill, The Song of Songs and the Eros of God,Buch, Bücher schnell und portofrei. The Song of Songs attributes the divine victory over chaos to human love itself. Eros is miraculous—the term in the Septuagint is agape, to avoid any confusion with Eros, the Greek god of love; it covers the same wide range of use as the Hebrew verb it translates, inclusive of.

Bernard saw the bride in Song of Songs as a representative of both the individual soul and the entire Church; The Bridegroom is, of course, Christ. The book became for him, an allegory of the spiritual life, and more personally his own life with God. This book is not easy reading, and not for everyone.Second, know that while all the books are holy the Song of Songs is the Holy of Holies.

One way to read the text, and a way that it is usually read, is that Akiva is saying two distinct things. First, he says do not be afraid of the content of this book; it is not about sexuality.For centuries male celibates have described, expressed, and celebrated their love of God in the language of sex, most prolifically and characteristically in a thousand years' commentarial tradition on the Song of Songs.