Our Bible study for the week of December 23rd is on Song of Songs, also known as Song of Solomon. Below is a link to the video, along with the Bible passages we read with the discussion questions. If you want to add your comments and perhaps start on online conversation about these texts, visit our Facebook page and find the post for this Bible study.

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READINGS & DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

READ CHAPTER 1           What is the role of the friends in this poem? What insecurities does the woman have? How does the man respond to her insecurities?

READ CHAPTER 2           How might the garden imagery relate to Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden? What might the “little foxes” represent?

READ 4:1-11                     What do you make of these metaphors? How does the woman respond to them (vs. 11)?

READ 8:6-14                     What does this conclusion say about the power of love and passion? The importance of chastity? What does this book say about the connection between spirituality and sexuality? How does it provide a corrective to modern culture’s perspectives on sex?