Encountering the Book of Psalms  -     By: C. Hassell Bullock
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Encountering the Book of Psalms

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According to Hassell Bullock, "No collection of poems has ever exercised as much influence on the Western world as the Book of Psalms." The attraction for Jews, Christians, and others is surely the personal element that pervades these poems, which describe the human situation in all its complexity. Though the Psalms are perhaps the most familiar portion of the Hebrew Bible, they are also among the most difficult to interpret. As a result, Bullock has created this guide to introduce students to the study and interpretation of the Psalms. This book begins by examining literary and hermeneutical dimensions. Bullock discusses the nature, structure, and authorship of the Psalter and provides readers with specific principles for interpretation. He goes on to examine the use of Psalms in worship from the ancient world to the twenty-first century. Bullock further explores how the psalmists used historical reflection to serve their theological purposes, and he concludes by investigating different types of psalms (e.g., praise, lament, and wisdom).

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Baker
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 9.75 X 6.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0801027950
ISBN-13: 9780801027956
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Series: Encountering Biblical Studies

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Though the Psalms are perhaps the most familiar portion of the Hebrew Bible, they are also among the most difficult to interpret. This guide helps readers study and interpret the Psalms.

Bullock begins by exploring the nature, structure, and authorship of the Psalter. He examines the use of Psalms in worship, shows how psalmists used historical reflection to serve their theological purposes, and investigates different types of psalms. The book includes chapter objectives and outlines, sidebars, charts, and illustrations.

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C. Hassell Bullock (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College) is Franklin S. Dyrness Professor of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College. He is the author of An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books and coeditor of The Literature and Meaning of Scripture.

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    February 19, 2008
    Rev Robert L Watson Jr
    I would recommend this book for anyone who is serious about learning about who wrote the book of Psalms and why but more especially learn about the different type of Psalms that were written for our edification in God's holy word. I am currently attending seminary school and the book is excellent for this.
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