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Author: James Luther Mays
Publisher: Louisville : John Knox Press, ©2011.
Series: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Psalms have a double identity. They are scripture and liturgy. They compose a book of the Bible and are found in our hymnals and books of worship and prayer. When we think of them in historical perspective, another identity emerges. They are the liturgical poetry of ancient Israel, texts with a history of composition and use before they became scripture. A commentary in this Interpretation series needs to keep  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mays, James Luther.
Louisville : John Knox Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2012462614
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Luther Mays
ISBN: 9781611641431 1611641438 9780585353272 0585353271
OCLC Number: 839305060
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 457 pages)
Contents: Introduction. The importance of the Psalms --
The anatomy of a Psalm --
The history of the Psalms --
The Book of Psalms --
Types of Psalms --
The theology of the Psalms --
Using the Psalms and the commentary --
Commentary. Book one : Psalms 1-41 --
Book two : Psalms 42-72 --
Book three : Psalms 73-89 --
Book four : Psalms 90-106 --
Book five : Psalms 107-150.
Series Title: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Responsibility: James Luther Mays.


Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching  Read more...


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