"de milk en de dew of de old salvation"
Mother's Love
Public DomainMother's Love - Credit: Emil Fuchs

This is not a biblical reference but comes from the Odes of Solomon, a collection of Christian poems that date back to somewhere in the first three centuries AD. In a transgendering not untypical of the Odes, no. 35 pictures God’s mercy dispensed as milk through nurturing, maternal breasts.

 

 

 

 

The 35th Ode of Solomon
Public DomainThe 35th Ode of Solomon