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Spiritual Exegesis And The Church In Haimo Of Auxerre’s Commentary On Isaiah

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In this chapter the author tries to obtain some insights into the function of spiritual exegesis, and its relationship with the literal or historical sense, in Haimo of Auxerres commentary on Isaiah. This work is the first reworking of the commentary by St. Jerome on the same prophet, and remained the basis of all later Latin Christian commentaries until the twelfth century including the Glossa. The author compares Haimos practice of explicitly indicated spiritual interpretation to Jeromes, particularly where Haimo differs from his source and model. The most visible difference between the two authors concerns spiritual interpretation as an exegetical program. It is doubtlessly important for Jerome to declare, twice in his prologue and several times in the course of his commentary, his intention to interpret Isaiah spiritually, assuming that the prophets words refer to Christ and/or the Church.

Keywords: Auxerres commentary; Church; Haimo; Isaiah; Latin Christian commentaries; spiritual exegesis; St. Jerome

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