Psalms: A Guide to Studying the Psalter

Psalms: A Guide to Studying the Psalter

by W. H. Jr. Bellinger

Paperback(2nd Edition)

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A leading authority on the Psalms and a seasoned teacher presents a new edition of an already successful book. W. H. Bellinger takes account of the latest developments in Psalms studies and presents a nuanced approach in this accessible and concise primer. Not only will students of the Psalms appreciate these studies but church leaders teaching from the Psalms will also gain new insight from this classic text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801048555
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

W. H. Bellinger Jr. (PhD, University of Cambridge) is professor of religion and chair of the department at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He currently serves on the steering committee for the Book of Psalms Section of the Society of Biblical Literature and is on the editorial board of Catholic Biblical Quarterly. He is the author of several volumes on the Psalms.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started
2. Lessons from the Past
3. Reading the Psalms
4. Laments: Out of the Depths
5. Psalms of Praise: Enthroned on the Praises of Israel
6. Royal Psalms: A Covenant with My Chosen One, David My Servant
7. Wisdom Psalms: I Will Instruct You
8. The Psalms and Faith
For Further Reading
For Further Study
Glossary of Names and Terms

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