On the Book of Psalms   -     By: Nahum M. Sarna
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On the Book of Psalms

Random House / 1993 / Paperback

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(PUBSchocken)Songs of the Heart in softcover! "Impeccable, accessible scholarship meant to give the reader an entree into the psalter---its poetry, its cultural milieu, and its use in worship. Highlights the emotional expressions. A fine commentary,"---Library Journal. 299 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 299
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1993
ISBN: 0805210237
ISBN-13: 9780805210231

Author Bio

NAHUM M. SARNA is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Brandeis University. He is the author of Understanding Genesis and Exploring Exodus.

Editorial Reviews

"Perceptive, erudite, delightful."
—Elie Wiesel

"This book is the result of a lifetime of study of the Hebrew Bible by a mature scholar whose love of the Tanakh, and especially of the Psalter, shines through on every page. It is a beautiful book written in a poetic style worthy of the psalms themselves."
—James A. Sanders, Professor of Biblical Studies, The School of Theology at Claremont, and President of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center

"A towering scholar elucidates not only the scholarly issues involved in the psalms, but also the way these powerful religious texts impart their emotional and spiritual message. Sarna leaves us with a fresh understanding of the Psalter that will inspire Jew and Christian alike."
—Hershel Shanks, Editor of Bible Review and Biblical Archaeology Review

"The psalms speak to every aspect of the human condition, and are as timely today as when they were first written. Their message comes through with strength and beauty in Nahum Sarna's work."
—Robert McAfee Brown, Professor Emeritus of Theology and Ethics, Pacific School of Religion

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