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Encountering the Book of Psalms : A Literary and Theological Introduction (2nd Edition) (Encountering Biblical Studies Series)

C Hassell Bullock

Encountering the Book of Psalms : A Literary and Theological Introduction (2nd Edition) (Encountering Biblical Studies Series)

C Hassell Bullock

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:Though the Psalms are perhaps the most familiar portion of the Hebrew Bible, they are also among the most difficult to interpret. In this new, thoroughly updated edition of a successful textbook, a respected evangelical Old Testament scholar offers a guide to the book of Psalms that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level. Designed for the undergraduate classroom, it includes photos, sidebars, and other pedagogical aids and features a new interior design.

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About "Encountering the Book of Psalms : A Literary and Theological Introduction (2nd Edition) (Encountering Biblical Studies Series)"

:Though the Psalms are perhaps the most familiar portion of the Hebrew Bible, they are also among the most difficult to interpret. In this new, thoroughly updated edition of a successful textbook, a respected evangelical Old Testament scholar offers a guide to the book of Psalms that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level. Designed for the undergraduate classroom, it includes photos, sidebars, and other pedagogical aids and features a new interior design.
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Meet the Author

C Hassell Bullock

C. Hassell Bullock (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College) is Franklin S. Dyrness Professor of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College. He is the author of An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books and coeditor of The Literature and Meaning of Scripture.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    to The Student
    preface To The Second Edition
    preface To The First Edition
    part 1: Encountering The Literary And Hermeneutical Dimensions Of The Psalms
    1. "begin The Music": Introducing The Psalms
    2. Listening To The Symphony Of Praise: Interpreting The Psalms
    3. The Seams Of The Garment Of Praise: The Structure Of The Book
    part 2: Encountering The Psalms As Worship And Historical Reflection
    4. The Psalms In Worship And Faith
    5. Encountering Theology And History In The Psalms
    part 3: Encountering The Psalms As Literary And Theological Types
    6. "praise The Lord, O My Soul; All My Inmost Being, Praise His Holy Name": Psalms Of Praise
    7. "my God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?": Psalms Of Lament
    8. "i Love The Lord, For He Heard My Voice; He Heard My Cry For Mercy": Psalms Of Thanksgiving
    9. "the Lord Is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want": Psalms Of Trust
    10. "you Are My Son; Today I Have Become Your Father": Psalms Of The Earthly King
    11. "the Lord Reigns": Psalms Of The Heavenly King
    12. "my Mouth Will Speak Words Of Wisdom": Wisdom Psalms
    13. "the Law Of The Lord Is Perfect, Reviving The Soul": Psalms Of Torah
    14. "may They Be Blotted Out Of The Book Of Life": Imprecatory Psalms
    glossary
    indexes
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  • Catalogue Code 501776
  • Product Code 9780801098307
  • ISBN 0801098300
  • EAN 9780801098307
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Jul 2018
  • Sales Rank #56837
  • Dimensions 234 x 177 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.562kg

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