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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rolf A Jacobson
|ISBN:||9780801036446 0801036445 1441257888 9781441257888|
|Description:||vii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Why is my Bible repeating itself? Learning to understand Hebrew poetry --
What is a psalm? Learning to understand different psalm genres, Part 1 --
What is a psalm? Learning to understand different psalm genres, Part 2 --
What is a psalmist? Learning to understand the voice and life situations of the Psalms --
Is God a rock, a light, or a shepherd? Learning to understand metaphors, imagery, and symbolism in the Psalms --
"Who is the King of glory?" Learning to understand the theology of the Psalms.
|Responsibility:||Rolf A. Jacobson and Karl N. Jacobson.|
"The Book of Psalms is perhaps the most cherished book in the Old Testament. In this lively volume, two experienced teachers invite students to read and explore the Psalter and roam widely among its poems. The book introduces the dynamics of the biblical text, helping students become careful and attentive readers. It covers how to read Hebrew poetry, the Psalter's basic genres, the idea of "the psalmist," the metaphorical world of the Psalms, and the theology of the Psalms. Sidebars, discussion questions, and plenty of examples enhance the reading experience. This clear and concise guide is accessible to all serious students of the Bible."--Publisher description.
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