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The Psalms and the Life of Faith
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Walter Brueggemann, Patrick D. Miller
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishing

Walter Brueggemann's unique gift of joining historical-exegetical insights to penetrating observations about the traumas and joys of contemporary life—both personal and social—is here forcefully displayed. Everyone who is familiar with his work knows the power of his speech about "doxological, polemical, political, subversive, evangelical faith: and about the ways such
The Psalms
Language: en
Pages: 971
Authors: Samuel L. Terrien
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

In this monumental work, his most ambitious undertaking, the late Samuel Terrien brings together a lifetime of scholarship on Psalms, long the wellspring of Jewish spirituality as well as the main hymnal of the Christian church. The book's insightful and clearly written introduction treats such subjects as the longevity and
Psalms and the Transformation of Stress
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Dennis D. Sylva
Categories: Bible
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Peeters Publishers

Professor Sylva has written a major book in what Clifford Geertz terms "blurred genres." By that Geertz means a study that refuses to stay slotted in a specified scholarly discipline, but reaches across such distinctions, in order to face real and complex human issues. As biblical scholarship moves out of
Becoming the Psalms
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Kathleen Harmon
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-22 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

Cantors throughout the United States and elsewhere have long known Kathleen Harmon, SNDdeN, as a reliable teacher and mentor in how they understand and practice their important ministry. In Becoming the Psalms, she explores the spirituality of the psalms, a spirituality that shaped God’s people in the past, forms the
The Book of Psalms
Language: en
Pages: 1080
Authors: Nancy L. deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, Beth LaNeel Tanner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-12 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

This work by Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf Jacobson, and Beth Tanner is the most complete and detailed one-volume commentary available on the Psalms. Significantly, the volume reflects the combined insights of three superior (younger) biblical scholars. DeClaisse-Walford, Jacobson, and Tanner offer a succinct introduction to the Psalter, a new translation of