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The essays range from the American desert to China, from discussions of gardens, landscape and architectural projects to exegeses
of landscape texts and to the camera lucida.
Several articles posit social history behind particular exegeses
, modeling well Wilken's own work on John Chrysostom.
surveys rabbinic, patristic, medieval, and Reformation exegeses
Hoffmann states that Erasmus took his clue from the orthodox Fathers and sought to steer a middle course between over-allegorizing and under-allegorizing, but he does not note that Erasmus frequently criticizes even his favorite Fathers, Origen, Jerome and Ambrose, for straying too far from the letter in their fanciful exegeses