And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.
(1 Corinthians 13:13)

The theme of love runs like a golden strand through the Bible and the Christian tradition. The ancient marriage hymns found in the Song of Songs gives voice to the lover and the beloved. These texts have their parallel in other ancient texts found throughout the Near East. Passion, love and death stand at the heart of the New Testament story, for the Bible, like no other ancient text, gives us a world of story and ideas on the spiritual meaning of affection, love and marriage.
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