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Psalms in Community: Jewish and Christian Textual, Liturgical, and Artistic Traditions
     

Psalms in Community: Jewish and Christian Textual, Liturgical, and Artistic Traditions

by Margot Fassler, M. E. Fassler, Harold W. Attridge
 

ISBN-10: 9004127364

ISBN-13: 9789004127364

Pub. Date: 04/15/2004

Publisher: BRILL

The Psalms, initially shaped by the experience of Israel, have expressed religious impulses of both Jews and Christians across the centuries. Essays from a spectrum of disciplines demonstrate how the Psalms have functioned over time in these communities of conviction.

Overview

The Psalms, initially shaped by the experience of Israel, have expressed religious impulses of both Jews and Christians across the centuries. Essays from a spectrum of disciplines demonstrate how the Psalms have functioned over time in these communities of conviction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004127364
Publisher:
BRILL
Publication date:
04/15/2004
Series:
SBL - Symposium Series , #25
Pages:
490
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: THE PSALMS IN TWO RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
Christian Liturgical Psalmody: Origins, Development,
Decomposition, Collapse, Robert F. Taft, S.J.
Hallels, Midrash, Canon, and Loss: Psalms in Jewish Liturgy, Lawrence A. Hoffman
PART 1: PSALMS IN THE LIFE OF ANCIENT ISRAEL
Sweet Singer of Israel: David and the Psalms in Early Judaism, Esther M. Menn
Amazing Grace: The Transformation of the Thanksgiving Hymn at Qumran, John J. Collins
The Psalter as a Book of Theology, Patrick D. Miller
PART 2: PSALMS IN CHRISTIAN ORIGINS
Giving Voice to Jesus: Use of the Psalms in the New Testament, Harold W. Attridge
The Psalms and the Origins of Christology, Adela Yarbro Collins
Christian “Rock” Music at Corinth?, Diana M. Swancutt
PART 3: PSALMS IN FORMATIVE JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY
Philo’s Impact on Christian Psalmody, Peter Jeffery
Finding the Right Key: The Aims and Strategies of Early Christian Interpretation of the Psalms, Brian Daley, S. J.
A Note on the Peshitta Psalms and Their Use at Ramsa (Evening Prayer) in the East Syrian Tradition, Bryan D. Spinks
PART 4: PSALMS IN THE LATIN MIDDLE AGES AND THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD
Hildegard and the Dawn Song of Lauds: An Introduction to Benedictine Psalmody, Margot Fassler
Illuminated Psalter Commentaries, Walter Cahn
“Soul Anatomy”: Calvin’s Commentary on the Psalms, Serene Jones
Calvin’s Geneva and the Psalms, Carlos Eire
Feathered Psalms: Old World Forms in a New World Garb, Jaime Lara
PART 5: CASE STUDIES OF CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE
Psalms in a Contemporary African American Church, Gilbert I. Bond
Chanting Psalms Today: The Zemirot in Syrian Sabbath Prayers, Mark Kligman
Tradition and Renewal in Contemporary Greek Orthodox Psalmody, Alexander Lingas
PART 6: TEXTUAL TRADITION IN CHURCHES AND SYNAGOGUES
Texts and Translations in Tension, Richard J. Clifford, S.J.
Singing God’s Praises: The Translation and Liturgical Uses of Hallel Psalms 113 and 114, Elliot L. Stevens
Texts in Tension: Translations for Contemporary Worship, Gordon Lathrop
PART 7: THE PSALMS IN PREACHING AND POETRY TODAY
Singing a New Song: The Poetic Afterlife of the Psalms, Peter S. Hawkins
Mizmor l’David, Rabbi Margaret Moers Wenig
Evening Prayer, Sunday, 21 January 2001: Psalm 103, Ellen Davis
Bibliography Primary Sources, Catalogues, and Multivolume Reference Works Secondary Sources Index of Canonical and Deuterocanonical References General Index Contributors

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