Finding God in the Psalms
A spiritual manifesto by one of the world's most popular Christian writers ? A passionate case for putting the Psalms back at the centre of Christian prayer and worship ? An engaging and useful guide to praying the Psalms that...
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A spiritual manifesto by one of the world's most popular Christian writers ? A passionate case for putting the Psalms back at the centre of Christian prayer and worship ? An engaging and useful guide to praying the Psalms that can help us to live and commune with God as Jesus did ?I have decided, as a kind of thought-experiment, to order the material in three sections. The Psalms invite their singers, as they always have, to live at the crossroads of time, space and matter. This book explores what happens at this crossing-point.? From the Introduction ?Prayer is an act of rebellion. In this incisive and fresh look at the book of Psalms, Wright invites us to enter an alternative world-view that the Psalms embody. Let this book lead you to the Psalms ? but beware, it's the wardrobe door into a new world order.? Scot McKnight, author of The King Jesus Gospel ?A characteristic blend of learning, personal insight and spiritual perception. This book will be of enormous help to Christians who want to know how to make fuller use of one of the greatest scriptural resources for prayer.? Rowan Williams, author of The Lion's World ?All our greatest treasures have a way of getting lost ? then rediscovered. I can think of few greater treasures than the great songbook of the songs. I can think of no one better suited to explaining why and how they are to be treasured than Tom Wright.? John Ortberg, author of The Me
N.T.(Tom) Wright (D.Phil., Oxford) has recently retired as Bishop of Durham, and is one of the most influential theologians in the world today. During his long and dynamic ministry career, Wright has successfully blended the roles of pastor, preacher, academic, and popular author. His prolific written output reaches a wide range of readers: his books The New Testament and the People of God; Jesus and the Victory of God; and The Resurrection of the Son of God are monumental works of New Testament scholarship, while his For Everyone commentary series brings the Bible alive for a popular audience. Wright is currently Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
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