Tag Archives: Song of Songs

Song of Songs: Epilogue

We’ve been all the way through the Song of Songs. We’ve discussed many of the issues and the theology that surround the book; there isn’t much left that I can say about it… except for the best part of all. … Continue reading

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Song of Songs and the use of Erotic Images

Who can argue with the assertion that Song of Songs contains strong erotic imagery? For this reason, many have considered this book to be “too hot to handle” in churches over the years, while others see it as a book … Continue reading

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Finding the Last Piece

Here is the last piece to the puzzle that is the Song of Songs: The Old Testament has “types” of a Bridegroom; the New Testament tells of the coming of the Bridegroom. If you get this, then you will get … Continue reading

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Putting the Pieces Together

In the last post, I asked the question about how the story of Songs of Songs ends if “She” represents God’s people and “He” represents God, and I promised to give my thoughts on the question now… so here goes. … Continue reading

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Picking up the Pieces

In looking back at our adventure through the Song of Songs, I’ve been thinking about some of the different ideas that people have about the book, many of which I mentioned before we got into the text, and some others … Continue reading

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The Moment of Truth has Arrived

Song of Songs 8 Ok this is it; how is this story going to end? Will “He” and “She” get together, will they get married, and will they ever even be in the same room? We are about to find … Continue reading

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“Dance of Delight”

Song of Songs 6:11-7:13 After the second of her dreams, “He” speaks; it would seem that he is going out to inspect a grove of trees when he is overcome by his desire for “She”. His friends chime in; he … Continue reading

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Dreaming Again

Song of Solomon 5:2-6:10 As we move into the second half of our adventure, we enter once again into a dream. It’s interesting to note that the last chapter was the man’s affirmation of devotion to the woman, and it … Continue reading

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Growing Anticipation

Song of Songs 4 After the troubling dreams of the night, a new scene opens; maybe it isn’t a scene at all, come to think of it, for nothing is included here to set a scene. We know that the … Continue reading

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Troubled Dreams

Song of Songs 3 Chapter 3 provides a significant contrast to chapters 1 and 2, and the contrast of the changing scene is so sudden that one almost has the sensation of stumbling through a portal that takes them from … Continue reading

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