Tag Info

New answers tagged


The Hebrew OT is relevant to Jewish studies but is not terribly useful for NT studies because for the NT writers, "The Bible" was the various Greek scrolls loosely identified as "the LXX". Let's compare the text at hand: 1 Corinthians 15:55 O death, where [is] thy sting? O grave, where [is] thy victory? Brenton: Hosea 13:14 I will deliver them out ...


As I understand your question you are exploring the possibility that rather than being intended as historical or some kind of mystical religious text it is actually a fictional secular depiction of Solomon as an idealized lover, yes? If so you are spot on. This rascal of a scroll is indeed a paean to the mythical sexual prowess of Solomon from the point of ...

Top 50 recent answers are included