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The psalms and the life of faith

Author: Walter Brueggemann; Patrick D Miller
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Brueggemann; Patrick D Miller
OCLC Number: 1285754017
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 292 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Patrick D. Miller --
Part One: The Psalms as prayer and praise --
Psalms and the life of faith: A suggested typology of function --
The Psalms as prayer --
From hurt to joy, from death to life --
The formfulness of grief --
The costly loss of lament --
Praise and the Psalms: A politics of glad abandonment. Part Two: Covenant and canon as context --
Prayer as an act of daring dance: Four biblical examples --
Covenanting as human vocation: The relation of the Bible and pastoral care --
"Impossibility" and epistemology in the faith tradition of Abraham and Sarah (Genesis 18:1-15) --
Bounded by obedience and praise: The Psalms as canon. Part Three: Interpreted Psalms --
Psalms 9-10: A counter to conventional social reality --
Psalm 37: Conflict of interpretation --
Psalm 77: The turn from self to God --
Psalm 109: Steadfast love as social solidarity.
Other Titles: Psalms & the life of faith
Responsibility: Walter Brueggemann ; edited by Patrick D. Miller.


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