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The Song of Songs of Solomon

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Song of Songs of Solomon is Madame Guyon's commentary, of sorts, on the Songs of Solomon. Imprisoned and persecuted for her mystic views, she provides her own allegorical and somewhat mystical interpretation of Songs of Solomon. She interprets the book in terms of Christ and the Church. In particular, she focuses on the "Spiritual Marriage"--where the soul has "permanent ...more
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Published October 18th 2010 by Guyon Books (first published July 16th 2009)
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Kevin King
Jun 20, 2016 Kevin King is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
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This is undoubtedly the most deeply mystical of any of the books I've read on the Song of Solomon. As such, I confess that I have struggled at times to properly understand some of the experiences she describes and the things she says. Madame Guyon was a controversial figure in the French Catholic church during the late 17th and early 18th centuries, suffering imprisonment on several occasions at the hands
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May 31, 2011 Kindra rated it really liked it
The only reason I didn't give this 5 stars was that it was sometimes difficult to stay with her in the midst of the 'thee's' and 'thine's' etc., and to discover what her point was in a train of thought. I took a study for the Song of Songs previously, and never heard any of the ideas/thoughts/revelations that she beautifully presents. She uses lovely language, that pours over you as you read it. I thoroughly enjoyed her different POV on this book, and while I didn't agree with everything she ...more
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Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon (commonly known as Madame Guyon) was a French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism.
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