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Psalms as Torah : reading biblical song ethically

Author: Gordon J Wenham
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich : Baker Academic, 2012.
Series: Studies in theological interpretation
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Psalms are the most-read part of the Old Testament, but their importance for ethics has often been overlooked. However, the Psalms offer some of the most potent ethical instruction in the Bible. In this book internationally renowned Old Testament scholar Gordon Wenham examines the source of the Psalms' power, reflects on their main ethical themes, and shows how they function as prayers that change us. --from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon J Wenham
ISBN: 9780801031687 0801031680
OCLC Number: 795696484
Description: xv, 233 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction1. Jewish and Christian Approaches to the Psalms2. Critical Approaches to the Psalms3. The Psalter as an Anthology to Be Memorized4. The Unique Claims of Prayed Ethics5. The Concept of the Law in the Psalms6. Laws in the Psalter7. Narrative Law in the Psalter8. Virtues and Vices in the Psalter9. Appeals for Divine Intervention10. The Ethic of the Psalms and the New TestamentConclusionIndexes
Series Title: Studies in theological interpretation
Responsibility: Gordon J. Wenham.

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An internationally-renowned Old Testament scholar explores the riches of the Psalms, expounding the ways they shape those who read them.  Read more...

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