Basically what I am asking is; does the Song of Solomon describe love for God or is it carnal love of a man and woman? I think it can be agreed that it is beautiful poetry, but is it Sacred poetry?
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Thank you SidKemp; voted up and appreciated. A very interesting perspective.
Interesting statement there krillco; "God is sexual" how so? who does he have to be sexual with?
This is one of those topics that is best left for God to answer Himself. Anything that can be said further is speculation.
'Sacred' is a human term that has much to do with culture; people decide and then hold traditions of what is 'sacred'. As for God being sexual, the reasoning/logic is this: if we are made in God's image and we are sexual, then so is God.
Thank you for your answer, voted up. The question that this question implies is that just because something is generally considered sacred text, does that necessarily make it so?
For thousands of years people thought that a tomato was a vegetable. So why would it not be?
Believing something is Canon by a majority group does not mean the minority is wrong.