Call it Canticles or The Song of Songs or the Song of Solomon -- call it what you will -- but what is it about?
The ancient Hebrews understood it allegorically, representing the love of the Lord for Israel.
The ancient Christians understood it allegorically, representing the love of Jesus for the church.
The main issue of the Council of Jamnia (Yahneh), some say, was to decide whether it belonged to the cannon.
The Jews would not let children read the text until boys made their Bar Mitzvah because of its suggestive language.
In more recent times, many Christians take it more literally as referring to romantic love. Some use it to teach about romance and sex in marriage.
What are your opinions? You can comment about interpretation, usefulness, and even your understanding of the storyline (if you think it has a storyline). You can even comment on authorship -- did Solomon write it? But our poll will be limited.
Choose the answer that fits best. If an answer does not mostly fit, you cna choose others if you must!