Psalms Through the Centuries - eBook  -     By: Susan Gillingham
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Wiley-Blackwell / 2012 / ePub

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Psalms Through the Centuries: Volume One is the first of a two-volume Bible commentary covering the reception/interpretive history of the Psalms throughout the church's multifaceted history.

  • Provides a fascinating introduction to the literary, historical, and theological background of psalmody
  • Examines the Psalms through liturgy and prayer, study and preaching, translation and imitation, and musical composition and artistic illustration
  • Includes illustrations of significant psalms, helpful maps, and an extensive bibliography
  • A forthcoming second volume is planned, which will take an alternative psalm-by-psalm approach
  • Now available in paperback, and published in the innovative reception-history series, Blackwell Bible Commentaries

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781118241523
ISBN-13: 9781118241523
Availability: In Stock
Series: Blackwell Bible Commentaries

Publisher's Description

This is the first of a two-volume bible commentary covering the Psalms and examining the role of these biblical poems throughout Jewish and Christian history.
  • Provides a fascinating introduction to the literary, historical, and theological background of psalmody
  • Examines the psalms through liturgy and prayer, study and preaching, translation and imitation, and musical composition and artistic illustration
  • Includes illustrations of significant psalms, helpful maps, and an extensive bibliography; an expanded bibliography to accompany the book is also available at www.wiley.com/go/gillingham
  • A forthcoming second volume is planned, which will take an alternative psalm-by-psalm approach
  • Now available in paperback, and published in the innovative reception-history series, Blackwell Bible Commentaries

Author Bio

Susan Gillingham is Fellow and Tutor in Theology at Worcester College and is Reader in the Old Testament at the University of Oxford. She has written various books and articles on the Psalms and Biblical Interpretation, including The Poems and Psalms of the Hebrew Bible (1994), One Bible, Many Voices: Different Approaches to Biblical Studies (1998) and The Image, the Depths and the Surface: Multivalent Approaches to Biblical Study (2002).

Editorial Reviews

"Dr Gillingham has already published widely on the Psalms, and we look forward to her second volume."  (Journal of Theological Studies, 1 October 2013)

"A most impressive piece of work ...The coverage is truly encyclopaedic in scope and nothing seems to have escaped Gillingham’s attention."

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

"Gillingham meticulously masters the diverse reception history of the psalms ... Every page is bursting with solid research and influential insight. An invaluable addition to the field."
Religious Studies Review

"This wonderful book whets the appetite both for its second volume, and for more volumes of this valuable series … [A] highly innovative and promising project."
International Review of Biblical Studies

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