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In the analysis of the books in the Thompson Chain Reference Bible - the books is described as "an Oriental Poem, the ardent expression of which can only be properly interpreted by a mature spiritual mind' It has been criticized over the years because of its amorous language. But the defenders of the book regard it as a spiritual allegory, representing the ...


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The Mirriam-Webster dictionary definition of poetry includes the following: writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm The Old Testament books are not organized chronologically but by category. The categories are: ...


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Song is an ode or paean to King Solomon's sexual prowess from a woman's point of view. It is poetry in that it uses many metaphors and similes, romantic situations and depictions of graphic sex, lightly veiled. The woman also is idealized and romanticized.


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The Song of Solomon was classified as one of the Wisdom books by the early Church. The Orthodox Study Bible provides this introductory summary: Major Theme: Love between husband and wife. The Song of Songs is a hymn used by the Jewish people for centuries to celebrate human love at wedding feasts. The theme is symbolic of God's love for His faithful ...



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