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Soundings in the theology of Psalms : perspectives and methods in contemporary scholarship / Rolf A. Jacobson, editor.

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Subject: Bible. Psalms > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > Congresses.
Bible. Psalms.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781451417647
  • ISBN: 1451417640
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 197 pages)
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ¬©2011.

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General Note: Chiefly proceedings of the Book of Psalms Section of the Society of Biblical Literature at the society's 2008 annual meeting in Boston, Mass.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-188) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Psalms and the life of faith: a suggested typology of function / Walter Brueggemann -- God at work in the Word: a theology of divine-human encounter in the Psalms / Harry P. Nasuti -- Destiny of the righteous and the theology of the Psalms / Jerome F.D. Creach -- Single most important text in the entire Bible: toward a theology of the Psalms / J. Clinton McCann Jr. -- Theology of the imprecatory psalms / Nancy L. deClaissé-Walford -- Saying amen to violent psalms: patterns of prayer, belief, and action in the Psalter / Joel M. LeMon -- "Faithfulness of the Lord endures forever": the theological witness of the Psalter / Rolf Jacobson -- Rethinking the enterprise: what must be considered in formulating a theology of the Psalms / Beth Tanner.
Summary, etc.: "The many introductions to the psalms available to readers tend to focus on various types and forms of psalms but overlook different theological approaches to the Psalter. This volume brings together leading psalms scholars from Catholic and Protestant traditions and takes into account recent scholarship on the shape and shaping of the Psalter and on the rhetorical interpretation of the Psalms"--Publisher description.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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