Song In My Heart, by Elizabeth Ruth Obbard

30 August 2019

© elisabeth ruth obbard 2019

From Song In My Heart: The Spiritual Canticle of St John of the Cross for everyone, “Catch us the little foxes” in this mystical classic refers to temptations, “the imagination and desires which are always ready to assail us and take us away from the Beloved who shares our vineyard”; but the bride “makes posies of her virtues to offer to the Beloved”, Elizabeth Ruth Obbard explains in her simplified and illustrated version (New City, £7.50 (£6.75); 978-1-905039-40-1)

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