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Introductions

On-line Resource Meredith G. Kline, "Bible Book of the Month - Song of Songs," Christianity Today 3 (April 27, 1959): 22-23, 39.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Greg W. Parsons, "Guidelines for Understanding and Utilizing the Song of Songs," Bibliotheca Sacra 156: 624 (1999): 399-422.
On-line Resource J. Paul Tanner, "The History of Interpretation of the Song of Songs," Bibliotheca Sacra 154: 613 (1997): 142-161.
On-line Resource J. Paul Tanner, "The Message of the Song of Songs," Bibliotheca Sacra 154: 613 (1997): 142-161.View in PDF format pdf

Commentaries

Book or monograph Carr: Song of SolomonG. Lloyd Carr, Song of Solomon. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Leicester: IVP, 1972. Pbk. ISBN: 0851118399. pp.175. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Davidson: Ecclesiastes and Song of SolomonRobert Davidson, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon. Daily Study Bible. Westminster, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0664245897. pp.168. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph W.J. Fuerst, The Books of Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Lamentations. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge, 1975. pp.267.
Book or monograph C.D. Ginsburg, The Song of Songs and Coheleth, 1857. Ktav, 1970. Hbk. pp.528.
Book or monograph Gledhill: The Message of the Song of SongsTom Gledhill, The Message of the Song of Songs. Leicester: IVP, 1994. Pbk. ISBN: 0851109675. pp.254. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Garrett: Song of Songs,Duane A. Garrett, "Song of Songs," Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 23b. Authentic Media, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 0849908256. pp.496. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph S.C. Glickman, A Song for Lovers. Leicester: IVP, 1976. Pbk. pp.188.
Book or monograph Hess: Song of SongsRichard S. Hess, Song of Songs. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005. Hbk. ISBN: 0801027128. pp.285. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Longman: The Song of SongsTremper Longman III, The Song of Songs, New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001. Hbk. ISBN: 0802825435. pp.304. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Keel: The Song of SongsOthmar Keel, The Song of Songs. Continental Commentary. Fortress, 1984. Hbk. ISBN: 0800695070. pp.308. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Revelation of God: A Commentary on the Books of the Song of Songs and JonahGeorge A.F. Knight & F.W. Golka, The Song of Songs and Jonah. International Theological Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988. Hbk. ISBN: 0802803369. pp.148. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Marvin H. Pope, Song of Songs. Anchor Bible. Doubleday, 1977. Hbk. ISBN: 0385005695. pp.743. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Provan: Ecclesiastes / Song of SongsIain Provan, Ecclesiastes / Song of Songs. NIV Application Commentary Series. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001. Hbk. ISBN: 031021372X. pp.400. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 7: Proverbs to Isaiah XXVI, 6th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1844. pp.420-458.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]

Other Subjects

On-line Resource Robert L. Alden, "Song of Songs 8:12a: who said it?" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 31.3 (Sept. 1988): 271-278. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Iain D. Campbell, "The Song of David?s Son: Interpreting the Song of Solomon In The Light of the Davidic Covenant," Westminster Theological Journal 62.1 (2000): 17-32.
On-line Resource G. Lloyd Carr, "Is the Song of Songs a 'sacred marriage' drama," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 22.2 (June 1979): 103-114.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book J.S. Cooper, "New Cuneiform Parallels to the Song of Songs," Journal of Biblical Literature 90 (1971): 157-62.
Article in Journal or Book Richard W. Corney, "What Does Literal Meaning Mean? Some Commentaries on the Song of Songs," Anglican Theological Review 80.4 (1998): 494-516.
Book or monograph Edward M. Curtis, Song of Songs. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 1579103421. pp.120. {Amazon.com}
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Richard M. Davidson, "Theology of Sexuality in the Song of Songs: Return to Eden," Andrews University Seminary Studies 27.1 (Spring 1989): 1-19.View in PDF format pdf

Article in Journal or Book Peter B. Dirksen, "Song of Songs III 67," Vetus Testamentum 39 (1989): 219-25
Article in Journal or Book SLG Edmee, "The Song of Songs and the Cutting of Roots," Anglican Theological Review 80.4 (1998): 547-561.
On-line Resource Mark W. Elliott, "Ethics and Aesthetics in the Song of Songs," Tyndale Bulletin 45.1 (1994): 137-152.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Mark W. Elliot, The Song of Songs and Christology in the Early Church 381-451. Studien Und Texte Zu Antike Und Christentum, 7. Tübingen: Coronet Books Inc., 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 3161473949. pp.217. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Marcia Falk, Love Lyrics from the Bible. Sheffield: Almond, 1982. Pbk. ISBN: 0907459072. pp.142. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Weston W. Fields, "Early and medieval Jewish interpretation of the Song of Songs," Grace Theological Journal 1.2 (Fall 1980): 221-231.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
On-line Resource Thomas E. Fountain, "A parabolic view of the Song of Solomon," Bulletin of the Evangelical Theological Society 9.2 (Spring 1966): 97-101.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Fox: The 'Song of Songs' and the Ancient Egyptian Love SongsMichael V. Fox, The "Song of Songs" and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs. The University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. Pbk. ISBN: 0299100944. pp.482. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book S.B. Freehof, "The Song of Songs. A General Suggestion," Jewish Quarterly Review 39 (1948-49): 397-402.
Book or monograph Frederic Louis Godet, Studies in the Old Testament, 9th edn. Hodder & Stoughton, 1894. pp.241-90, reprinted in Classical Evangelical Essays, Walter C. Kaiser Jr., ed. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1984. Hbk. ISBN: 0825427215. pp.351. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Michael D. Goulder, The Song of Fourteen Songs. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplements 36. Sheffield: Almond / Cornell University Press, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0905774868. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book A.C. Hagedorn, "Of Foxes and Vineyards: Greek Perspectives on the Song of Songs," Vetus Testamentum 53.3 (2003): 337-352.
On-line Resource Paul Haupt, "Difficult passages in the Song of Songs," Journal of Biblical Literature 21.1 (1902): 51-73.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Edwin C. Hostetter, "Mistranslation in Cant 1:5," Andrews University Seminary Studies 34.1 (Spring 1996): 35-36.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Andrew Hwang, "The New Structure of the Song of Songs and Its Implications for Interpretation," Westminster Theological Journal 65.1 (2003): 97-111.
Article in Journal or Book W.G. Lambert, "Divine Love Lyrics from Babylon," Journal of Semitic Studies 4 (1959): 1-15.
Article in Journal or Book W.G. Lambert, "The Problem of Love Lyrics," H. Goedicke & J.J. M. Roberts, ed. Unity and Diversity: Essays in the History, Literature, and Religion of the Ancient Near East. John Hopkins University Press, 1975. pp.98-135.
Article in Journal or Book F. Landsberger, "Poetic Units within the Song of Songs," Journal of Biblical Literature 73 (1954): 203-16.
Book or monograph A. Mariaselvan, The Song of Songs and Ancient Tamil Love Poems: Poetry and Symbolism. Rome: Editrice Pontificio Instituto Biblico, 1989.
Article in Journal or Book Theophile J. Meek, "Canticles and the Tammuz Cult," American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literature 39 (1922-23): 1-14.
Article in Journal or Book Theophile J. Meek, "The Song of Songs and the Fertility Cult," in The Song of Songs: A Symposium, ed. Wilfred H. Schoff (Philadelphia: Commercial Museum, 1924), 48-79.
Article in Journal or Book Stephen D. Moore, "The Song of Songs in the History of Sexuality," Church History 69.2 (2000): 328-349.
Article in Journal or Book Roland E. Murphy, "The Structure of the Canticle of Canticles," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 11 (1949): 381-91.
Article in Journal or Book Roland E. Murphy, "The Canticle of Canticles in the Confraternity Version," American Ecclesiastical Review 133 (1955): 87-98.
Article in Journal or Book John P. Richardson, "Preaching from the Song of Songs: Allegory Revisited," Evangelical Review of Theology 21.3 (1997): 250-257.
Article in Journal or Book M.H. Segal, "The Song of Songs," Vetus Testamentum 12 (1973): 470-90.
Book or monograph Schwab: The Song of Songs' Cautionary Message Concerning Human LoveGeorge M. Schwab, The Song of Songs' Cautionary Message Concerning Human Love. Studies in Biblical Literature, 41. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2002. Hbk. ISBN: 0820455660. pp.221. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource J. Paul Tanner, "The History of Interpretation of the Song of Songs," Bibliotheca Sacra 154: 613 (1997): 23-46.
Book or monograph Trible: God and the Rhetoric of SexualityPhyllis Trible, God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 1978. Pbk. ISBN: 0800604644. pp.206. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Wilfred G.E. Watson, "Some Ancient Near Parallels to the Song of Songs," Jon Davies, Graham Harvey & Wilfred G.E. Watson, eds., Words Remembered, Texts Renewed: Essays in Honour of John F.A.Sawyer. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement No. 195. Sheffield: Continuum International Publishing Group - Sheffield Academic Press, 1995. Hbk. ISBN: 1850755426. pp.253-271. {CBD} {Amazon.com
Article in Journal or Book Edwin C. Webster, "Pattern in the Song of Songs," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 22 (1982): 73-93.
Book or monograph John B. White, A Study of the Language of Love in the Song of Songs and Ancient Egyptian Poetry. Scholars, 1978. Pbk. ISBN: 0891301925. pp.217. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Sherwood Eliot Wirt, "Some new thoughts about the Song of Solomon," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 33.4 (Dec. 1990): 433-436.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Edwin Yamauchi, "Cultic Clues in Canticles?" Bulletin of the Evangelical Theological Society 4.3 (Nov. 1961): 80-88.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]

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