Writing the Sacred: A Psalm-inspired Path to Appreciating and Writing Sacred Poetry  -     By: Ray McGinnis
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Writing the Sacred: A Psalm-inspired Path to Appreciating and Writing Sacred Poetry

WoodLake / 2005 / Paperback

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In this unique book, Ray McGinnis offers us a new, deeper, and more meaningful way to explore and understand the Psalms. Vividly connecting us with the original Psalm writers, McGinnis discusses the intent and meaning of the historical Psalms, and then sets us on a path to creating our own sacred poetry. Explaining the various literary devices used, and the intention behind the various types of Psalms, McGinnis leads us through sensory and poetic exercises designed to transform the reader into an inspired modern day psalmist.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: WoodLake
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9 X 7.25 (inches)
ISBN: 1896836739
ISBN-13: 9781896836737

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Publisher's Description

In this unique book, Ray McGinnis offers us a new, deeper, and more meaningful way to explore and understand the Psalms. Vividly connecting us with the original psalm writers, McGinnis discusses the intent and meaning of the historical psalms, and then sets us on a path to creating our own sacred poetry. Explaining the various literary devices used, and the intention behind the various types of psalms, McGinnis leads us through sensory and poetic exercises designed to transform the reader into an inspired modern day psalmist.

Author Bio

Ray McGinnis is a poet and psalm enthusiast and has written in journals all his life. He has taught over 3000 people how to write prayers, poetry, and autobiographies, all the while guiding them to bring their whole heart, mind and spirit to the process.

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