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The Psalms and the Life of Faith

Walter Brueggemann

Paperback 2003-09-01

Publisher Description

Walter Brueggemann's unique gift of joining historical-exegetical insights to penetrating observations about the traumas and joys of contemporary lifeboth personal and social -is here forcefully displayed. ?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

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.?

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Publisher Description

Walter Brueggemann's unique gift of joining historical-exegetical insights to penetrating observations about the traumas and joys of contemporary lifeboth personal and social -is here forcefully displayed. ?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

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.?

Koorong Code99460
ISBN0800627334
EAN9780800627331
Pages312
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryBiblical Studies
Sub-CategoryOld Testament
PublisherAugsburg/fortress Press
Publication DateSep 2003
Dimensions19 x 140 x 218mm
Weight0.55kg