Song of Solomon

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Song of Solomon

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(Bible) the Song of Solomon a book of the Old Testament consisting of a collection of dramatic love poems traditionally ascribed to Solomon. Also known as: the Song of Songs or the Canticle of Canticles
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Noun1.Song of Solomon - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
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While studying in the doctoral program at the University of Southern California, I stumbled upon a school in the center of Hollywood called Montessori Shir Hashirim (frequently known as the Montessori School of Hollywood) that wanted to hire a music instructor.
Yet, because all the many names of God call upon the same one God, it is also not surprising that many of the ninety-nine beautiful names of God in Muslim tradition also appear in Jewish tradition, which sometimes refers to the seventy names of God (Midrash Shir HaShirim and Midrash Otiot Rabbi Akiba).
The texts--the "Song of Songs" for Shir HaShirim and Zorn's own for The Holy Visions--have a specific meaning that is of course unavoidable.