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Soundings in the theology of Psalms : perspectives and methods in contemporary scholarship

Author: Rolf A Jacobson; Society of Biblical Literature. Book of Psalms Section.; Society of Biblical Literature. Annual Meeting; Society of Biblical Literature. Meeting
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The many introductions to the psalms available to readers tend to focus on various types and forms of psalms but overlook different theological approaches to the Psalter. This volume brings together leading psalms scholars from Catholic and Protestant traditions and takes into account recent scholarship on the shape and shaping of the Psalter and on the rhetorical interpretation of the Psalms"--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf A Jacobson; Society of Biblical Literature. Book of Psalms Section.; Society of Biblical Literature. Annual Meeting; Society of Biblical Literature. Meeting
ISBN: 9780800697396 0800697391
OCLC Number: 496966026
Notes: Chiefly proceedings of the Book of Psalms Section of the Society of Biblical Literature at the society's 2008 annual meeting in Boston, Mass.
Description: xiii, 197 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Psalms and the life of faith: a suggested typology of function / Walter Brueggemann --
God at work in the Word: a theology of divine-human encounter in the Psalms / Harry P. Nasuti --
Destiny of the righteous and the theology of the Psalms / Jerome F.D. Creach --
Single most important text in the entire Bible: toward a theology of the Psalms / J. Clinton McCann Jr. --
Theology of the imprecatory psalms / Nancy L. deClaissé-Walford --
Saying amen to violent psalms: patterns of prayer, belief, and action in the Psalter / Joel M. LeMon --
"Faithfulness of the Lord endures forever": the theological witness of the Psalter / Rolf Jacobson --
Rethinking the enterprise: what must be considered in formulating a theology of the Psalms / Beth Tanner.
Responsibility: Rolf A. Jacobson, editor.
Local System Bib Number:
224967

Abstract:

"The many introductions to the psalms available to readers tend to focus on various types and forms of psalms but overlook different theological approaches to the Psalter. This volume brings together leading psalms scholars from Catholic and Protestant traditions and takes into account recent scholarship on the shape and shaping of the Psalter and on the rhetorical interpretation of the Psalms"--Publisher description.
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