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About "The Psalms"
No one is more qualified to write on the Psalms than John Eaton. He is a distinguished Old Testament scholar and has spent a lifetime studying the Psalms. This commentary is addressed to the wider readership. There is a long and highly readable introduction giving a background to the Psalms; then follow the 150 Psalms, each in Eaton's translation. He explains the background to the Psalms and their content in a way that makes them interesting and relevant to the present. The discussion of each psalm ends with a related Christian prayer, either from the tradition or written by Eaton himself. John Eaton is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on Psalms: this commentary is the culmination of his life's work.
Meet the Author
Born in Widnes between the Wars, JOHN EATON spent most of his professional life teaching in the Department of Old Testament at Birmingham University in the UK. A respected and well-known scholar, he wrote many books on the Old Testament, and particularly on the Psalms. He died in 2007, just after completing A Lantern to My Feet.