The Spirituality of the Psalms

The Spirituality of the Psalms

by Walter Brueggemann

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Overview

Capturing the depth of the Psalms

The seasons of our lives change. Using a model of orientationdisorientationnew orientation, Brueggemann explores how the genres of the Psalms can be viewed in terms of their function. This results in fresh readings of these ancient songs that illumine their spiritual depth. The voices of the Psalms come through in all their bold realism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800634506
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 11/16/2001
Series: Facets Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 76
Sales rank: 277,064
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 4.00(d)

About the Author

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary and the author of numerous books including, from Fortress Press, The Prophetic Imagination,Theology of the Old Testament and The Creative Word.

Table of Contents

Preface

The Psalms and the Seasons of Life

Psalms of Orientation

Psalms of Disorientation

Psalms of New Orientation

Spirituality and God's Justice

Bibliography

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