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The Psalms.

Author: Alex Jennings
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 150 Psalms contain some of the most inspiring lines in the Old Testament: Psalm 23 "The Lord is My Shepherd" and Psalm 121 "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills". Yet few know them as a set, and this recording, in Alex Jennings' clear performance, allows us to consider them as a whole. They are not all uplifting and comfortable. Many involve darker sentiments of revenge or punishment; many appear to be by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)63168074
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Jennings
OCLC Number: 71848386
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 5:16:49.
Performer(s): Read by Alex Jennings.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 75901 KB; MP3 file size: 148820 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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The 150 Psalms contain some of the most inspiring lines in the Old Testament: Psalm 23 "The Lord is My Shepherd" and Psalm 121 "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills". Yet few know them as a set, and this recording, in Alex Jennings' clear performance, allows us to consider them as a whole. They are not all uplifting and comfortable. Many involve darker sentiments of revenge or punishment; many appear to be by David or about David; others are To the chief Musician upon Gittith. Their variety is part of their strength and their power, especially in the magisterial language of the King James Bible used here. They are presented with English choral music from the 16th and 17th centuries.

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