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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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.
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of the Prologues to the Second and Third Commentaries of Thomas Gallus on the Canticle of Canticles, likewise unpublished, in which there is a very useful treatment of the negotium sapientiae "whose goal," as Walsh says, "is the transforming union" (p.