Wednesday, December 21, 2011
I understand marital intimacy is talked about and celebrated in the Bible, however I do not like knowing the details of anyone else's marital desires, even fictional characters. Unfortunately I think this is the type of escapist book that could prove harmful to marriages because of how detailed their "romance" is at times. This book is certainly not G rated, PG maybe. What bothers me though is the discussion of marital desires right alongside such Christian themes.
I am so torn because I realize the Song of Solomon doesn't pull any punches when it comes to marital love, but something about this book doesn't sit well with me, and made me feel uncomfortable. I may be prudish, but this isn't a book I can recommend.