Psalms, Interpretation Commentary   -     By: James L. Mays
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Psalms by James L. Mays is part of the Interpretation series published by John Knox Press. This volume covers all of the psalms in 457 pages. Each psalm is given a discussion which does not exceed eight pages, and some are given one page at most. The format is terse, not notated, and is designed for teaching or preaching. The biblical text is the NRSV translation (not included), and the comments are by a person who has spent considerable time teaching the subject at the college/seminary level. The book is not written from an evangelical stand point, but is pointed toward helping the pastor/teacher reach his/her audience with the aspects of biblical usage of a given psalm.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 432
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 6 X 91/4 X 13/4 (inches)
ISBN: 080423115X
ISBN-13: 9780804231152
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Series: Interpretation Commentary

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The Psalms have been at the center of Christian faith and piety for centuries. Now, one of the foremost interpreters of the Psalms explores how they can still claim that place today. In this commentary, James L. Mays sets forth what the Psalms say about God, creation, humanity, and the life of faith. Mays proceeds with an awareness that the Psalms were originally composed for worship, and so he provides an understanding of the psalms as praise and prayer.

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

Author Bio

James Luther Mays is Cyrus M. McCormick Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He was the general editor of the best-selling Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching series, and is author of many books, including Psalms in the Interpretation series and The Lord Reigns: A Theological Handbook to the Psalms.

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    February 21, 2012
    Deacon Thomas Shea
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    I am quite satisfied with Dr. Mays' commentary on the psalms. From my perspective it is quite thorough, but I do find his style of writing somewhat "dense". I hasten to add that evaluation is far more an indictment of my own slowness of wit than a weakness of Dr. Mays. I think that the work provides what it purports to provide and I have already found it helpful in lesson and sermon prep. I don't think that anyone looking for a concise commentary on the psalms will be disappointed.
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    RICHARD HOLT
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    JL Mays provides comments on every Psalm, though some are covered very lightly. This volume is written to help teachers and preachers. It meets that goal. It is also one of the better volumes in the Interpretation Commentary series. Among the relatively brief commentaries on Psalms, I prefer Broyles or Kidner. Still, this volume is definitely well written and worth reading.
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