Well, Chapter One didn't get on the romantic note I had been led to believe; but I'm sure that's equal parts lack of knowledge for some of the cultural reference required to understand and my general frustration with some of the psalms and proverbs.
I'll try and have a more positive approach today.
...continue reading "Song of Solomon 2"
I've been co-leading a women's bible study and it tends to take up my quiet time, so it's been a slow start into this interesting little book. Here we go. Bring on the romance novel!
...continue reading "Song of Solomon 1"
Before starting chapter one, a few background basics.
...continue reading "Intro to Song of Solomon"
While I was waiting for a commentary to arrive, I took a detour back to Ecclesiastes and now I am going to read Song of Solomon before continuing my chronological read of the Old Testament.
The Blue Letter Bible chronological suggested order has II Chronicles chapter 1 and Psalm 72 adjacent to this book, so I am going to read those first, by way of reorienting to Solomon's timeframe.
...continue reading "Song of Solomon Adjacent"