Odes of Solomon

June 22, 2009 at 5:19 pm | Posted in Divine Messages | Leave a comment
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Odes of Solomon

The Odes in their present form clearly have their origins in Jewish hymnal tradition, with Christian overlays, and Gnostic references. Like other texts of this tradition, the Odes are not of course by the much earlier King Solomon (tenth century BCE), merely invoking his memory as a purveyor of wisdom.
It has been suggested that the original language of the Odes was Syriac, a Semitic language spoken in Syria, and therefore the work provides an insight into early Syrian Christianity.

More:  http://historye.blogspot.com/2008/11/odes-of-solomon.html


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