The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms  -     Edited By: William P. Brown
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The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms

Edited By: William P. Brown
Oxford University Press / 2014 / Hardcover

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The Psalms - the longest and most complex book in the Bible - is a varied collection of religious poetry, the product of centuries of composition and revision. It is the most transcribed and translated book of the Hebrew Bible.

Intended for both scholar and student, The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms features a diverse array of essays that treat the Psalms from a variety of perspectives. Beginning with an overview of the Psalms that touches on the history of scholarship and interpretation, the volume goes on to explore the Psalms as a form of literature and a source of creative inspiration, an artifact whose origins remain speculative, a generative presence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and a still-current text that continues to be read and appropriated in various ways. Classical scholarship and traditional approaches as well as contextual interpretations and practices are well represented. This handbook's coverage is uniquely wide-ranging, covering everything from the ancient Near Eastern background of the Psalms to contemporary liturgical usage. This volume offers a dynamic introduction into an increasingly complex field and will be an indispensable resource for all students of the Psalms.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 670
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 9.75 X 6.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0199783330
ISBN-13: 9780199783335
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Series: Oxford Handbooks

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William P. Brown is the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA, and an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Bill has also taught at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA, and at Emory University in Atlanta. He is the author of several books and numerous essays in biblical studies, including The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and The Ecology of Wonder, and Seeing the Psalms: A Theology of Metaphor.

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