Invitation to the Psalms: A Reader's Guide for Discovery and Engagement

Invitation to the Psalms: A Reader's Guide for Discovery and Engagement

by Rolf A. Jacobson, Karl N. Jacobson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801036446
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 541,910
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Rolf A. Jacobson is professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. His teaching interests include the Psalms, the Old Testament prophets, biblical poetry, biblical theology, and biblical narrative. Karl N. Jacobson is assistant professor of religion at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Both authors are ordained pastors. They collaborated on Crazy Book: A Not-So-Stuffy Dictionary of Biblical Terms and Crazy Talk: A Not-So-Stuffy Dictionary of Theological Terms.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction
1. Why Is My Bible Repeating Itself? Learning to Understand Hebrew Poetry
2. What Is a Psalm? Learning to Understand Different Psalm Genres—Part 1
3. What Is a Psalm? Learning to Understand Different Psalm Genres—Part 2
4. What Is a Psalmist? Learning to Understand the Voice and Life Situations of the Psalms
5. Is God a Rock, a Light, or a Shepherd? Learning to Understand Metaphors, Imagery, and Symbolism in the Psalms
6. "Who Is the King of Glory?" Learning to Understand the Theology of the Psalms
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