Song of Songs


Introduction to Song of Songs From the New American Bible

Songs From the NIV Bible: title, author and date, interpretation, theme and theology, literary features, and outline

Shir Hashirim - Chapter 1 The text of Song of Songs with the commentary by the 11th century rabbi Rashi

Song of Songs iTanakh's collection of links, courtesy of R. Christopher Heard of Milligan College

The Aramaic Targum to Song of Songs English Translation by Jay C. Treat

Keeping it Literal: The Economy of the Song of Songs By Roland Boer in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2007

"Roomy Hearts" in a "More Spacious World": Origen of Alexandria and Ellen Davis on the Song of Songs By Jason Byassee in Anglican Theological Review, Fall 2006

Song Of Songs Rabba and the Mind-Body Problem By Steven Kepnes, Colgate University, in Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2003

Reading the Song Iconographically By Ellen Davis in Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2003

Flesh And Word: Notes Towards A Postcritical Reading of the 'Song Of Songs' By Oliver Davies, University of Wales, in Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2003

The Song of Songs By Daniel W. Hardy, University of Cambridge, in Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2003

Thinking of/with Scripture: Struggling for the Religious Significance of the Song of Songs By Alon Goshen-Gottstein, The Elijah School for the Study of Wisdom in World Religions, Jerusalem, in Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2003

What Does "Literal Meaning" Mean? Some Commentaries on the Song of Songs By Richard W. Corney in Anglican Theological Review, Fall 1998

The History of Interpretation of the Song of Songs By J. Paul Tanner in Bibliotheca Sacra, 1997

Ethics and Aesthetics in the Song of Songs By Mark W. Elliott, University of Cambridge, in Tyndale Bulletin, 1994

What Should I Read on the Song of Solomon? By James T. Dennison, Jr., in Kerux: The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary, September 1993

Singing the Song of Songs By Blaise Armnijon, S.J. Introduction to his book, The Cantata of Love: A Verse by Verse Reading of The Song of Songs, 1988

The Canticle of Solomon: An Introduction By André Chouraqui in SIDIC Periodical, 1983

The Song of Songs in Christian Tradition By Barry Ulanov in SIDIC Periodical, 1983

Interpretation of the Song of Solomon According to its Targum ant Other Sources By the editors of SIDIC Periodical, 1983

The Song of Solomon: An Afterword for Teachers By Mary Travers in SIDIC Periodical, 1983

The Song of Solomon in Jewish and Christian Liturgy By Carmine Di Sante in SIDIC Periodical, 1983

Song of Songs, The By Emil G. Hirsch and Crawford Howell Toy in The Jewish Encyclopedia, 1910

Canticle of Canticles By Gerhard Gietmann in The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1908

Song of Songs By Rabbi Louis Jacobs. The Rabbis taught: All the writings are holy, but the Song of Songs is the Holy of Holies

Sights and Sounds of the Song of Songs Art, music, and various materials related to the Song of Songs

Hippolytus: On the Song of Songs Simon de Magistris, in his Acta Martyr. Ostiens., p. 274 adduces the following fragment in Latin and Syriac, from a Vatican codex, and prefaces it with these words: Hippolytus wrote on the Song of Solomon, and showed that thus early did God the Word seek His pleasure in the Church gathered from among the Gentiles, and especially in His most holy mother the Virgin; and thus the Syrians, who boasted that the Virgin was born among them, translated the Commentary of Hippolytus at a very early period from the Greek into their own tongue