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B90X- Song of Songs

Oh Happy Day~ 

 Why is this seemingly erotic little book included in the sacred canon?  What is its message?  Is it allegorical- really about God’s love for his people Israel (Jewish interpretation) or Christ’s love for the church (Christian interpretation)?  Not definitive, but the accreditation to Solomonic authorship is pretty strong, probably the first of his three books.  Song of Songs is patently a collection of ancient Hebrew love poems celebrating the experiences of a lover and his beloved as they taste the beauty, power, agony, and joys of human sexual love.  Is such a book appropriate to be included in Hebrew/Christian Scriptures?  Continue reading