Psalms : The Psalms and the Life of Faith Paperback

by Walter Brueggemann;

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Psalms : The Psalms and the Life of Faith

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Walter Brueggemann's unique gift of joining historical-exegetical insights to penetrating observations about the traumas and joys of contemporary lifeóboth personal and socialóis here forcefully displayed. Everyone who is familiar with his work knows the power of his speech about "doxological, polemical, political, subversive, evangelical faith: and about the ways such faith is enacted in the praise of ancient Israel and in the church.

Readers of this book will find fresh insight into:

the Psalms as prayer and praise

the categories of the Psalms

the social context in which psalms were prayed and sung

the theology of the Psalms

the dialogical character of the Psalms

justice and injustice in the Psalms

the study and "use" of the Psalms by the church

praise as an act of basic trust and abandonment

the impossible wonders of God's activity that overturn conventional ways of thinking and acting

Psalms : The Psalms and the Life of Faith by Walter Brueggemann was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in January 1959 and is our 19146th best seller. The ISBN for Psalms : The Psalms and the Life of Faith is 9780800627331.

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Details for Psalms : The Psalms and the Life of Faith

Page last updated 29th August 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherAugsburg Fortress Publishers (January 1959)
Number of Pages240
Thickness20 mm
Height230 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code3626
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