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Psalms
Brueggemann, Walter and William H. Bellinger Jr.

New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014 pp. xxvi + 639. $39.99

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New Cambridge Bible Commentary


Description: This text introduces the book of Psalms and provides an exposition of each psalm with attention to genre, liturgical connections, societal issues, and the psalm's place in the book of Psalms as a whole. The treatments of the psalms feature a close look at particular issues raised by the text and the encounters between the world of the psalm and the world of contemporary readers. The exposition of each psalm provides a reader's guide to the text in conversation with relevant theological issues.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Writings, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Psalms

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Review by Gert T. M. Prinsloo
Published 8/10/2015
Citation: Gert T. M. Prinsloo, review of Walter Brueggemann and William H. Bellinger, Psalms, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


Review by Beat Weber
Published 8/10/2015
Citation: Beat Weber, review of Walter Brueggemann and William H. Bellinger, Psalms, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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