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S E Gillingham
|Description:||xiv, 382 pages,  pages of color plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||List of Illustrations ix Series Editors' Preface xi Preface xiii Works Cited xv Introduction: Towards a Reception-History Commentary on the Psalms 1 1 The Eleventh Century BCE to the Fifth Century CE: Translation, Exposition, Instruction, Liturgy and the Prophetic Bias 5 Jewish Reception 5 From Composition to Compilation to Translation 5 Exposition: The Prophetic Bias 9 Instruction through Imitations of Psalms 11 Christian Reception 13 The Psalms as Prophecies in the New Testament 14 The Psalms as Prophecies in the Church Fathers 24 Alexandrian Commentators 28 Liturgical Adaptations of the Psalms 40 Christian Liturgy 40 Jewish Liturgy 43 Concluding Observations 46 2 The Fifth to Eleventh Centuries: Liturgy, Exposition, Artistic Representation 47 Christian Reception 47 Liturgy 47 Exposition, Homily, Translation 55 Artistic Representation 62 Jewish Reception 68 Liturgy 68 Translation, Exposition, Homily 71 Artistic Representation 75 Concluding Observations 75 3 The Eleventh to Fifteenth Centuries: Learning and Discerning 77 Jewish and Christian Controversies through Exegetical Works 77 Preliminary Considerations 77 Jewish Commentators 82 Christian Commentators 87 Christian and Jewish Artists 95 Christian Illumination 95 Jewish Illumination 104 Christian and Jewish Didactic Works 113 Christian Writers 113 Jewish Writers 117 Christian and Jewish Liturgy 120 Christian Adaptations 120 Jewish Adaptations 123 Translation in Christian Tradition 123 Concluding Observations 130 4 The Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries: Democratization and Dissemination 131 Reception as Translation: Christian Responses 131 Commentary, Liturgy, Homily and Translation on the Continent 131 Liturgy, Homily and Translation in England and Scotland 146 Reception as Aesthetic Representation: Jewish and Christian Responses 163 Jewish Reception through Art and Music 163 Christian Reception through Art, Literary Imitation and Music 166 Concluding Observations 190 5 The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: Secularization and Revitalization 192 Christian Responses 194 Exegetical Works 194 Devotional Works 203 Musical Reception 220 Reception through Liturgy 228 Translations of Psalmody 230 Jewish Responses 234 Reception as Translation and Liturgy 234 Reception as Homily and Exegesis 237 Aesthetic Responses 239 Concluding Observations 240 6 The Twentieth to Twenty-First Centuries: Pluralism and Ecumenism 242 Christian and Jewish Translations of Psalmody 246 Liturgy and Psalmody in Christian and Jewish Traditions 254 Exegetical Studies, Christian and Jewish 266 Devotional Works, Christian and Jewish 282 Aesthetic Responses, Christian and Jewish 290 Concluding Observations 307 Conclusion: From Introduction to Commentary 309 Glossary 313 References 322 Index of Psalms 351 Index of Names 361 Subject Index 368|
|Series Title:||Blackwell Bible commentaries.|
"In this volume, Gillingham meticulously masters the diverse reception history of the psalms. ... Every page is bursting with solid research and influential insight. This work is an invaluable