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Bible studies would have been infinitely more compelling if we’d known the smutty details about Sodom and Gomorrah or Samson and Delilah. Instead, all we got were the Ten Commandments, just to keep us feeling guilty. But now, our filthy little prayers have been answered. Capitalizing on a sort of “naughty librarian” combo of scholarship and sex, Ariel and Chana Bloch present The Song of Songs: The World’s First Great Love Poem, which keeps every erotic (but tasteful!) passage intact. Better have a cool drink and a fan handy when Chana Bloch discusses this new translation at 7:30 p.m. at the George Washington University Hillel Center, 2300 H St. NW. $3. (202) 775-1765. (Nathalie op de Beeck)