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Psalms 90-150 (Volume 3) (Baker Commentary On The Old Testament Wisdom And Psalms Series)

John Goldingay

Psalms 90-150 (Volume 3) (Baker Commentary On The Old Testament Wisdom And Psalms Series)

John Goldingay

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John Goldingay's three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms is now complete with this third volume. This work combines literary, historical, grammatical, and theological insights in a widely accessible manner. One of today's foremost experts on biblical theology, Goldingay covers Psalms 90-150 with his own translation of each passage, followed by interpretive comments and discussion of the theological implications.

^^"The book of Psalms is the literary sanctuary; a holy place where humans share their joys and struggles with brutal honesty in God's presence," writes Tremper Longman III, editor of the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series. Pastors, seminary students, scholars, and Bible study leaders will enjoy this enriching volume. Goldingay's Psalms commentary is also available as a three-volume set.



- Publisher John Goldingay's three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms is now complete with this third volume. Goldingay combines literary, historical, grammatical & theological insights, offering his own translation of each psalm, followed by interpretative comments & discussion of the theological implications.

- Publisher In this third and final volume of his commentary on the book of Psalms, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay provides fresh insights on Psalms 90-150. Writing with a scholar's eye and a pastor's heart, he considers the literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions of the text as well as its theological implications.The Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series is tailored to the distinctives of poetry and Wisdom literature. The series features emphasis on the message of the biblical book; special attention to poetic structure and literary devices; incisive comments based on the author's translation of the Hebrew text; exegetical rigor that incorporates linguistic, historical, and canonical insights; closing reflections on each section that explore the text's theological dimensions; and textual notes that highlight important features of the Hebrew text."[Goldingay] bring[s] texts alive for readers today. . . . His considerable scholarship opens the Psalms in the service of theological and ethical reflection and of the spiritual life. Literary and verbal features of the texts appear in clear, digestible amounts, and Goldingay's theological reflections make the book a valuable resource."--Kathleen O'Connor, Christian Century"This commentary is a worthwhile addition to the library of every Old Testament scholar, theological student, and perhaps especially every minister who needs to prepare sermons from the Psalter. . . . It contains a treasury of learning and recent research into the Psalms. Its strongest feature might be the stimulating and challenging remarks the author makes in the discussion of the theology of each psalm."--Philippus J. Botha, Review of Biblical Literature"Scholars will appreciate especially John Goldingay's annotated translations; his careful and detailed textual analyses, often containing fresh insights and creative interpretive directions; and the extensive bibliographical information contained in the footnotes. Seminary students should appreciate Goldingay's elegant and eloquent modeling of how rigorous academic work can be done explicitly in the service of the church and its ministry. Ministers and Bible study leaders (along with some scholars and most seminary students) will appreciate Goldingay's helpful and faithful theological reflections. . . . The result is an engaging and instructive invitation to claim the Psalms as sources for understanding and practicing the church's worship, spirituality, and mission."--J. Clinton McCann Jr., Interpretation

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About "Psalms 90-150 (Volume 3) (Baker Commentary On The Old Testament Wisdom And Psalms Series)"

John Goldingay's three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms is now complete with this third volume. This work combines literary, historical, grammatical, and theological insights in a widely accessible manner. One of today's foremost experts on biblical theology, Goldingay covers Psalms 90-150 with his own translation of each passage, followed by interpretive comments and discussion of the theological implications.

^^"The book of Psalms is the literary sanctuary; a holy place where humans share their joys and struggles with brutal honesty in God's presence," writes Tremper Longman III, editor of the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series. Pastors, seminary students, scholars, and Bible study leaders will enjoy this enriching volume. Goldingay's Psalms commentary is also available as a three-volume set.


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John Goldingay's three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms is now complete with this third volume. Goldingay combines literary, historical, grammatical & theological insights, offering his own translation of each psalm, followed by interpretative comments & discussion of the theological implications.
- Publisher

In this third and final volume of his commentary on the book of Psalms, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay provides fresh insights on Psalms 90-150. Writing with a scholar's eye and a pastor's heart, he considers the literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions of the text as well as its theological implications.The Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series is tailored to the distinctives of poetry and Wisdom literature. The series features emphasis on the message of the biblical book; special attention to poetic structure and literary devices; incisive comments based on the author's translation of the Hebrew text; exegetical rigor that incorporates linguistic, historical, and canonical insights; closing reflections on each section that explore the text's theological dimensions; and textual notes that highlight important features of the Hebrew text."[Goldingay] bring[s] texts alive for readers today. . . . His considerable scholarship opens the Psalms in the service of theological and ethical reflection and of the spiritual life. Literary and verbal features of the texts appear in clear, digestible amounts, and Goldingay's theological reflections make the book a valuable resource."--Kathleen O'Connor, Christian Century"This commentary is a worthwhile addition to the library of every Old Testament scholar, theological student, and perhaps especially every minister who needs to prepare sermons from the Psalter. . . . It contains a treasury of learning and recent research into the Psalms. Its strongest feature might be the stimulating and challenging remarks the author makes in the discussion of the theology of each psalm."--Philippus J. Botha, Review of Biblical Literature"Scholars will appreciate especially John Goldingay's annotated translations; his careful and detailed textual analyses, often containing fresh insights and creative interpretive directions; and the extensive bibliographical information contained in the footnotes. Seminary students should appreciate Goldingay's elegant and eloquent modeling of how rigorous academic work can be done explicitly in the service of the church and its ministry. Ministers and Bible study leaders (along with some scholars and most seminary students) will appreciate Goldingay's helpful and faithful theological reflections. . . . The result is an engaging and instructive invitation to claim the Psalms as sources for understanding and practicing the church's worship, spirituality, and mission."--J. Clinton McCann Jr., Interpretation
- Publisher

Meet the Author

John Goldingay

John Goldingay (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His books include Models for Scripture; Models for Interpretation of Scripture; Walk On; and commentaries on Psalms (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms - 3 volumes); Isaiah (New International Bible Commentary); Daniel (Word Biblical Commentary); The Message of Isaiah 40-55: A Literary-Theological Commentary; and with David Payne, Isaiah 40-66 (International Critical Commentary - 2 volumes), and the recently completed Old Testament Theology(three volumes from InterVarsity Press). His major project is now to complete the series Old Testament for Everyone Bible commentary series
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  • Catalogue Code 275210
  • Product Code 9780801031434
  • ISBN 0801031435
  • EAN 9780801031434
  • Pages 816
  • Department Academic
  • Category Old Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category Psalms
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Nov 2008
  • Sales Rank #55381
  • Dimensions 234 x 158 x 111 mm
  • Weight 1.224kg

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