Praise And Lament In The Psalms / Edition 1

Praise And Lament In The Psalms / Edition 1

by Claus Westermann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0804217920

ISBN-13: 9780804217927

Pub. Date: 02/19/1981

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Praise and lament are two major approaches to praying to God. In this book, Claus Westermann investigates these primary categories of the Psalms and shows their meaning for prayer and worship. He contrasts the Old Testament Psalms with those of Babylon and Egypt indicating their distinctive characteristics. Sensitively written and carefully reasoned, Westermann's

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Praise and lament are two major approaches to praying to God. In this book, Claus Westermann investigates these primary categories of the Psalms and shows their meaning for prayer and worship. He contrasts the Old Testament Psalms with those of Babylon and Egypt indicating their distinctive characteristics. Sensitively written and carefully reasoned, Westermann's book will be valued for the clear-cut way it brings light to the character of the ancient Psalms of Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804217927
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
02/19/1981
Edition description:
ENLARGED
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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