SELAH! Loving the Psalms [NOOK Book]

Overview

These variations on the Psalms propose a new object for the love and devotion embodied in those ancient songs: from a distant and silent God, back to individual human beings who delight in the law of Love.

They seek to answer the question: why would an omnipotent God be so desirous of our love? And what have been the consequences, for us as human beings, of all of this love having been so directed, so consumed?

Part of the hope of this work is ...

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SELAH! Loving the Psalms

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Overview

These variations on the Psalms propose a new object for the love and devotion embodied in those ancient songs: from a distant and silent God, back to individual human beings who delight in the law of Love.

They seek to answer the question: why would an omnipotent God be so desirous of our love? And what have been the consequences, for us as human beings, of all of this love having been so directed, so consumed?

Part of the hope of this work is that there may be other poetry currently monopolised by religion that can be restored to its human origins, for human beings to appreciate on that humble but compelling level.

For surely the main purpose of songs is the instruction, sustenance and refinement of the human heart, especially the hearts of lonely people, the broken-hearted and discouraged, who have so much need of sustenance.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045446204
  • Publisher: Jules Jones
  • Publication date: 11/17/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 204,409
  • File size: 62 KB

Meet the Author

I live down on the Swan River in Western Australia.
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