The Song of Songs does not mention God. Neither does another book, which also was the only Old Testament book not referenced in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Esther.
Hanuman helps rescue the kidnapped wife of Rama in a Hindu epic, and is believed to have inspired the foremost comic novel in Chinese literature, Hsi Yu Chi. Both Hanuman’s avatar and the common English translation of Hsi Yu Chi is monkey.
You know about the Red Sea being parted, but another body of water was parted twice, once for Joshua in Joshua 3:4-17 and once for Elijah and Elisha in II Kings 2:8 and 2:14.
It was the Jordan River.
The title of Sean O’Casey play The Plough and the Stars referred to the symbols on the flag of the Irish Citizen Army.
Harold Pinter, Nobel laureate wrote several screenplays and added a parallel plot to the movie version of “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”.
At the Swiss retreat where Mary Shelley created Frankenstein, Dr. John William Polidori created Lord Ruthven, the first vampire in an English work. Ruthven was based on Lord Byron.