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Psalms and practice : worship, virtue, and authority

Author: Stephen Breck Reid
Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Worship, Virtue, and Authority


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Breck Reid
ISBN: 0814650805 9780814650806
OCLC Number: 45129185
Notes: "A Michael Glazier book."
"A "Connections" book."
Description: xvii, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Dorothy C. Bass --
Psalm, bhajan, and kirtan: songs of the soul in comparative perspective / Terry Muck --
Psalms as a place to begin for Old Testament theology / W.H. Bellinger, Jr. --
Power and practice: performative speech and piety in Psalm 132 / Stephen Breck Reid --
Praying with Psalms: a school of prayer / John C. Endres --
Sacramental function of the Psalms in contemporary scholarship and liturgical practice / Harry P. Nasuti --
Burning our lamps with borrowed oil: the liturgical use of the Psalms and the life of faith / Rolf Jacobson --
My tongue will sing aloud of your deliverance: praise and sacrifice in the Psalms / Kathryn L. Roberts --
Thus says the lord: "Thou shalt preach on the Psalms!" / J. Clinton McCann, Jr. --
Psalms in worship and preaching: a report / James C. Howell --
How long, o lord! Will your people suffer in silence forever? / Beth LaNeel Tanner --
Virtues of the righteous in Psalm 37: an exercise in translation / Michael Jinkins --
All God, and us: double agency and reconciliation in Psalms 22 and 51 / Cynthia L. Rigby --
Cursing Psalms as a source of blessing / Larry Silva --
Songs for the city: interpreting biblical Psalms in an urban context / Gerald H. Wilson --
Taking inspiration: authorship, revelation, and the book of Psalms / Mark S. Smith.
Responsibility: Stephen Breck Reid, editor.


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This book brings together an impressive array of younger scholars who ask fresh questions of the Psalter and move in new directions of interpretation. The common focus is on practice, the real, live Read more...

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