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Psalms through the centuries : a reception history commentary on Psalms 1-72, Volume 2 / Susan Gillingham.

Author/creator Gillingham, S. E. (Susan E.) author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Hoboken, NJ ; Chichester, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxxiii, 454 pages : illustrations (some colored) ; 24.
Subject(s)
Series Wiley Blackwell bible commentaries
Wiley-Blackwell Bible commentaries. ^A1157355
Contents BOOK ONE: PSALMS 1-41. -- Psalms 1 and 2: The Prologue to the Psalter -- PSALMS 3-41: THE FIRST DAVIDIC PSALTER -- Psalms 3-14: Praying by Night and Day -- Psalms 15-24: Bringing Prayer to the Temple -- Psalms 25-34: Prayers and Thanks for Deliverance -- Psalms 35-41: Poverty, Sickness and Trust in God -- BOOK TWO: PSALMS 42-72. BOOK TWO: PSALMS 42-72 -- Psalms 42-49: Exile, Temple and King -- Psalm 50: An Asaphite Psalm about Repentance and Sacrifice -- PSALMS 51-72: THE SECOND DAVIDIC PSALTER -- Psalm 51: 'The Psalm of Psalms' -- Psalms 52-55: Learning from the Life of David -- Psalms 56-60: Reflecting on the Life of David -- Psalms 61-64: Hymnic Reflections on God's Protection -- Psalms 65-68: God's People Sing of his Praise -- Psalms 69-71: Psalms of the Righteous Sufferer -- Psalm 72: 'Of Solomon': The Completion of the Prayers of David.
Abstract Psalms Through the Centuries: Volume Two provides the first ever extensive commentary on the Jewish and Christian reception history of the first two books of the Psalter (Psalms 1-41 and 42-72). It explores the various uses of the Psalms, over two millennia, in translation and commentary, liturgy and prayer, study and preaching, musical composition and artistic illustration, poetic and dramatic imitation, and contemporary discourse. With lavish illustrations, using examples from both music and art, Psalms Through the Centuries: Volume Two offers a detailed commentary on each psalm, with an extensive bibliography, a large glossary of terms, and helpful indices. It is an ideal resource both for students and scholars in the academy and for lay people and ministers in church and synagogue. - back cover.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 416-430) and indexes.
ISBN9781118830567
ISBN1118830563 (hardcover)

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