Canticle of Canticles


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Canticle of Canticles

n. Abbr. Cant. Bible
The Song of Songs.

Canticle of Canticles

n
(Bible) another name for the Song of Solomon, used in the Douay Bible. Also called: Canticles

Song′ of Sol′omon, The


n.
a book of the Bible, consisting of a series of love poems. Also called Song′ of Songs′.
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Noun1.Canticle of Canticles - 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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Among their topics are theosis through works of the law: deification of the earthly righteous in classical rabbinic thought, antiquity's children: history and theology in three surveys, the interpreter as intertext: Origen's first homily on the Canticle of Canticles, the lament of the martyrs and the literature of destruction in Revelation 6:10, and from theodicy to anti-theodicy: Midrashic accusations of God's disobedience to biblical law.
Chapter 3 focuses on sources for the images of love and marriage that underlie "A Painful Case," among them the imagery of Joyce's poem sequence Chamber Music, the biblical imagery of Canticle of Canticles, and Christ's comparison of the kingdom of heaven to a wedding feast to which many are called bur few are chosen--a parable that Owens persuasively argues is echoed in Mr.
But, further to this dissertation, Walsh also wrote a lengthy appendix, The Authenticity of the Prologues to the Second and Third Commentaries of Thomas Gallus on the Canticle of Canticles, likewise unpublished, in which there is a very useful treatment of the negotium sapientiae "whose goal," as Walsh says, "is the transforming union" (p.