On the Song of Songs. by Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint

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Published by Cistercian Publications in Spencer, Mass .

Written in English

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StatementTranslated by Kilian Walsh. Introd. by M. Corneille Halflants.
SeriesCistercian Fathers series ;, no. 4, 7, 31, 40, The Works of Bernard of Clairvaux ;, v. 2-3
ContributionsWalsh, Kilian J., Edmonds, Irene M.
LC ClassificationsBS1485 .B4 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5465447M
ISBN 100879071044
LC Control Number73168262

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Song of Solomon, also called Canticle of Canticles, or Song of Songs, an Old Testament book that belongs to the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or “Writings.” In the Hebrew Bible the Song of Solomon stands with Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther and with them makes up the Megillot, five scrolls that are read on various religious festivals of the Jewish year.

The Song of Songs, sometimes called the Song of Solomon, is one of two books in the Bible that do not mention God.

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The Greek Septuagint Old Testament also includes the Books of Wisdom and Sirach. The Song of Songs is truly one of. Watch our overview video on the book of Song of Songs, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. The Song of Songs is a collection of ancient Israelite love poems.

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Verse 1 of the book tells us that King Solomon wrote Song of Songs, one of 1, that he wrote (1 Kings ). The title ‘Song of Songs’ implies that it is the best of all his songs. Structure of the book. Song of Songs is poetry about the love between a man and a woman, and does not say anything about the relationship between God and man.

The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching (Chinese: 詩經; pinyin: Shījīng), translated variously as the Book of Songs, On the Song of Songs. book of Odes or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī), is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries is one of the "Five Classics" traditionally said to have been Country: Zhou China.

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Song of Songs The Song of Songs is a book of the Hebrew Bible or Tanakh, and also in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. It is one of the five megillot (scrolls).

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The beauty of this theatrical song is greater than that of the words of Shakespeare. Some parents have jokingly commented about how they want their children to read the Bible except for the Song of Solomon.

“The book is all holy; in fact, the book of Song of Songs is the holiest book. The whole world did not give us a more important book.” In the Targum (means ‘translation’), “The songs and chants which Solomon, the prophet and king of Israel, had uttered through the Holy Spirit before God, were ten, but this song was the best.”File Size: KB.

The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's. The Bride Confesses Her Love - She Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth. For your love is better than wine; your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you.

Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. OthersWe will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more. The Song of Songs (Shir ha-Shirim in Hebrew) is an unabashedly sensuous, even at times quite erotic, paean to love.

Throughout its eight short chapters, an unnamed young man and young woman pursue one another through verdant fields and valleys lush with flowers.

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About The Song of Songs “Next to Genesis, no book in the Hebrew Bible has had a stronger influence on Western literature than the Song of Songs.” –The New York Review of Books One of the greatest love poems ever written, The Song of Songs celebrates the sexual awakening of a young woman and her lover and the intoxicating experience of falling in love.

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4 Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will. Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) Summary. Song of Songs is no ordinary story, so don't be tempted to look for a linear storyline with exposition and a dénouement and other such fancy words.

Nope, this is a collection of love poetry. And much like Shakespeare's love sonnets, the poetry in Song of Songs doesn't go from point A to point Z. Song of Solomon is the fifth book of poetry in the Bible. Solomon wrote 1, songs in his lifetime (1 Ki ), but this is the “song of songs” (So ).

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1 -I am the rose of Sharon, the lily of the valleys. 2 -As a lily among the thistles, so is my beloved among girls. 3 -As an apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my love among young men. In his delightful shade I sit, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.

As a part of Scripture, Song of Songs is God-breathed and useful to instruct all Christians, single or married, divorced or widowed, straight or struggling with same-sex desires. Pastor-scholar Iain Duguid steers a middle way between allegorical and literal approaches, showing that this book’s celebration of the love between a man and woman.

Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) is book number 22 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 8 chapters. The Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) is also called also, after the Vulgate, the "Canticles." It is the called the "song of songs" (Song of Solomon ) and regarded as being the finest of its kind; The Song of Songs was written circa BC.

The Book of Songs, collection of verse by Heinrich Heine, published as Buch der Lieder in The work contains all his poetry to the time of publication and features bittersweet, self-ironic verses about unrequited love that employ Romantic sensibilities but are at the same time suspicious of them.

The work helped to establish his reputation, and selections from it were later set to music.

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