This addition to the Classics of Western Spirituality series presents the first English translation of Bede's allegorical commentary On the Song of Songs, which was highly influential in forming monastic spirituality in Anglo-Saxon Europe. Additionally The Venerable Bede: Selected Writings includes well-chosen selections from Bede's Homilies on the Gospels and his most famous work, Ecclesiastical History of the English People.
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The first English translation of Bede's allegorical commentary On the Song Songs, along with selections from his homilies and the Ecclesiastical History, an introduction to his spirituality, and notes.