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Rhiannon

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Song of Songs
« on: October 18, 2015, 02:07:00 PM »
Is it a love poem, a ceremonial piece, or should it be read as an allegory for the relationship between Christ and the Church?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_of_Songs

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Re: Song of Songs
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2015, 02:39:58 PM »
Or it could more than just one of them.
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Re: Song of Songs
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2015, 05:54:31 PM »
Worth reading Psalm 45
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Re: Song of Songs
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2015, 09:34:57 PM »
Is it a love poem, a ceremonial piece, or should it be read as an allegory for the relationship between Christ and the Church?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_of_Songs
You've missed out the idea that it is an allegory for the relationship between God and the Chosen People - Israel.
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Re: Song of Songs
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2015, 09:40:55 PM »
Well ! :-[

According to this, king Soloman had 700 wives and 300 concubines.
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Kings%2011

Rose, that link takes us to a Greek New Testament listing!!  It's worth noting that the Lord was displeased with his behaving in this way.  See 1 Kings 11: 9ff
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