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Solomon.” This is understandable because interpretations of the book
roots are in faith traditions and interpreters experiences of the Holy Spirit.
The different interpretations of the book of Song of Solomon give insight
that affirms God at work in the interpreters when the message of God is
heard anew through each approach. Some interpret “Song of Solomon” as
allegorical biblical text. This interpretation asserts the book of “Song of
Solomon,” as a love story between God and the church, or Christ and the
Church. Another allegorical interpretation of the book asserts the book,
“Song of Solomon,” as a love story between Christ and the soul.
Others interpret the book, “Song of Solomon,” as literal biblical text,
read in a normal way. One literal interpretation of the book, “Song of
Solomon,” asserts the book a love story between a young woman and a
youth, who is a shepherd. In this interpretation the young woman rejects
the love of the most powerful man on earth, Solomon, to embrace the love
of a young shepherd. She marries the shepherd, and their marriage blooms