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Reading the Psalms as a book / Norman Whybray.

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Subject: Bible. Psalms > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Psaumes > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Psautiers > Lecture.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567125545
  • ISBN: 0567125548
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (137 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ¬©1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-128)-and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 1. Recent Views on the Composition and Arrangement of the Psalter -- Ch. 2. Wisdom and Torah Material -- Ch. 3. Eschatological Interpretation -- Ch. 4. The Interpretation of Ritual Sacrifice.
Summary: This book discusses the theory that the Psalter was compiled with the specific intention that it should be used as a book for private spiritual reading. It is argued that if this were so, the work of the final editors would not have been confined to arranging the psalms in a particular order but would have included additions and interpolations intended to give the whole book a new orientation. An investigation of selected psalms shows that although the Psalter may have become a book for private devotion not long after its compilation, there is little evidence that it was compiled for that purp.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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