ISBN 9788192512136,The Psalms as Israel's Prayer and Our Own

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ISBN 9788192512136
Publisher

Neha Publishers & Distributors

Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788192512136

ISBN-10 8192512134
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 102 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Religion: general

The Psalms as Israel's Prayer and Our Own is an introduction to the Psalms for the lay Christian. It brings the insights of contemporary scholarship on the book of Psalms to the reader in order to enrich and encourage the prayerful reading of the Psalms. It explains clearly the features of the Psalter, always with a view to contemporary prayer.


Table of contents :- 


Introduction


Chapter One- 


The Shape and Story of the Book of Psalms


WHAT ARE THE PSALMS?
TECHNIQUES OF HEBREW POETRY
HOW MANY PSALMS ARE THERE?
THE NUMBERING OF THE PSALMS
THE PSALM TITLES
THE FIVE BOOKS
CONCLUSION
FOR FURTHER STUDY


Chapter Two - 


Methods for Reading the Psalms


THE LITERARY GENRES OF THE BOOK OF PSALMS
THE FORMS OF THESE GENRES
WHY WERE THE PSALMS WRITTEN?
FORM CRITICISM AND PSYCHOLOGY
THE THEOLOGY OF THE BOOK OF PSALMS
CONCLUSION
FOR FURTHER STUDY


Chapter Three- 


The Psalms as the Quintessential Prayers for Today


THE PSALMS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
THE EARLY CHURCH AND THE PSALMS
PRAYING AND SINGING THE PSALMS
CONCLUSION
FOR FURTHER STUDY


Index


About the Author :- 


Dr. Robert D. Miller II is Associate Professor of Old Testament and Area Director for Biblical Studies in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America.  He is a Secular Franciscan, and holds a PhD in Hebrew Bible from the University of Michigan. He is the author of several books on the history of ancient Israel and on biblical theology. He serves on the Board of Control of the New American Bible for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and was one of the translators of the New American Bible Revised Edition.

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