Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning by Miriyam Glazer, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning

Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning

by Miriyam Glazer
     
 

In this study of the psalms of the Jewish liturgy, Rabbi Miriyam Glazer brings these well-known psalms alive. She focuses on each psalm's pathos, power, richness of imagery, and spiritual beauty. This work concentrates on the psalm-as-prayer, showing how lines are connected with one another and how each psalm can take its reader on an inner journey. The author also

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In this study of the psalms of the Jewish liturgy, Rabbi Miriyam Glazer brings these well-known psalms alive. She focuses on each psalm's pathos, power, richness of imagery, and spiritual beauty. This work concentrates on the psalm-as-prayer, showing how lines are connected with one another and how each psalm can take its reader on an inner journey. The author also explains the role each psalm plays in its liturgical setting.

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Library Journal

Glazer, a lit professor, has written an engaging guide to the psalms used in Jewish liturgical observance. Not an exhaustive or scholarly treatment, this is instead warm and personal, deserving a wide readership. For most collections.


—Graham Christian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780916219413
Publisher:
Aviv Publishing New York, NY
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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