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In the house of the Lord : inhabiting the psalms of lament

Author: Michael Jinkins
Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The Lord reigns over all in the world of the psalmist, and everything is alive with the presence of the Lord. Even the unspeakable, the sorrow of oppression, the terror at the unknown, the anguish of the unjustly wronged, find voices to lament, and these lamentations are transformed into a kind of praise." "What would it mean for us to inhabit the world of the psalmist? In the House of the Lord: Inhabiting the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jinkins
ISBN: 0814624944 9780814624944
OCLC Number: 38542540
Description: ix, 142 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: I. Inhabiting the World of the Psalms --
II. The Church as a Community of Lament --
III. Locating Ourselves in the Psalms of Lament.
Responsibility: Michael Jinkins.

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"The Lord reigns over all in the world of the psalmist, and everything is alive with the presence of the Lord. Even the unspeakable, the sorrow of oppression, the terror at the unknown, the anguish of the unjustly wronged, find voices to lament, and these lamentations are transformed into a kind of praise." "What would it mean for us to inhabit the world of the psalmist? In the House of the Lord: Inhabiting the Psalms of Lament invites us to discover the answer to this question, and in so doing to enter a world which has long awaited our arrival."--BOOK JACKET.

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Jinkins makes accessible and available the Psalms of lament and complaint for mature and serious faith. In this exposition it is clear why neither scholastic certitude nor psychological Read more...

 
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