Reading the Psalms as A Book

Reading the Psalms as A Book

eBook - 1996
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This book discusses the theory that the Psalter was compiled with the specific intention that it should be used as a book for private spiritual reading. It is argued that if this were so, the work of the final editors would not have been confined to arranging the psalms in a particular order but would have included additions and interpolations intended to give the whole book a new orientation. An investigation of selected psalms shows that although the Psalter may have become a book for private devotion not long after its compilation, there is little evidence that it was compiled for that purp.
Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, Ä‚1996
ISBN: 9780567125545
0567125548
9781850756224
9781850757979
1850757976
1850756228
Characteristics: 1 online resource (137 pages)

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