Introducing the Psalms

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A&C Black, Jul 1, 1990 - Religion - 272 pages
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A new general introduction to the Psalms. Seybold guides the reader through the most important aspects of the history and literary form of the Psalm texts and the major questions of critical scholarship, and discusses all leading writers on the subject.
  

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Contents

The Psalter and its Transmission
1
The Origins of the Psalms
34
The Literary Form of the Psalms
59
The Purpose of the Psalms
80
The Classification of the Psalms
109
Perception of Faith
129
Outlook on Life
159
Cosmology
177
Relationships with Classical Oriental Psalmody
191
The Influence of the Psalms
213
Expounding the Psalms
247
Sources of Illustrations
257
Index of Bible References
259
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