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The Psalms as Christian Worship a historical commentary

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Published by Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, Mich. .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxii, 626 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24589107M
ISBN 100802863744
ISBN 109780802863744
OCLC/WorldCa368051319

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  The Psalms as Christian Worship: An Historical Commentary. This commentary uniquely combines a verse-by-verse exposition of the Hebrew text of selected Psalms with a history of their interpretation in the Church from the time of the apostles to the present/5. The Psalms as Christian Worship: A Historical Commentary is a collaboration by two of the most revered evangelical scholars of the last 50 years. Bruce Waltke, who has been teaching and preaching the book of Psalms for over fifty years, skillfully establishes the meaning of the Hebrew text through the careful exegesis for which he is well known.4/5(1).   The Psalms as Christian Worship. This afternoon, while perusing articles and reviews I’ve written over the last few years, I stumbled upon this short review I did for Logos/Faithlife, the Bible software people. I reviewed the book at their request, but never knew when, where, or if they published it.   Witvliet offers a first -- a book designed to speak at once to both "traditional " and "contemporary " worship practices. The Biblical Psalms in Christian Worship will appeal to a wide range of readers, including college and seminary students, scholars and teachers, church educators, worship leaders, musicians, and

The Hebrew title of the book translates to "praises." The word "psalm" comes from the Greek psalmoi, meaning "songs."This book is also called the Psalter. Originally, these poems were meant to be sung and were used in ancient Jewish worship services, accompanied by lyres, flutes, horns, and : Jack Zavada. The book is an anthology of individual psalms, with in the Jewish and Western Christian tradition and more in the Eastern Christian churches. [3] [4] Many are linked to the name of David, but his authorship is not accepted by modern scholars. Psalm 1 Praise God: ye servants of the Lord, O praise, the Lord’s name praise. 2 Yea, blessed be the name of God. from this time forth always. 3 From rising sun to where it sets, God’s name is to be praised.   Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship (Faith Alive, ) by Martin Tel, Joyce Borger, and John D. Witvliet. This book is one of the most comprehensive resources on the Psalms for use in Christian worship. It covers the history, reception, and practice of psalm use and contains all psalms, most in multiple formats.

  Scholars have noted that the hymn in question was likely from the Psalms. Responsive or “antiphonal” singing from the Psalter (still practiced in Anglican, Orthodox, and Catholic churches — and probably others as well) is a very ancient method of Christian : Joel J. Miller. The Book of Psalms for Worship Crown and Covenant Publications is the premier site for psalm singing and Reformed worship resources. Shop our site for psalters and psalm recordings, or browse our collection of catechisms, biblical commentaries, and Reformed Christian studies. We are here for you! A full, stimulating discussion of the psalm readings in the Revised Common Lectionary by notable contributors. Highlights the literary, spiritual, and theological dimensions of Israel's prayerbook. There is also a rich discussion of imagery, along with drawings from ancient artifacts, based on Keel's Symbolism of the Biblical World. pages, : Books of the Bible. These are all of the chapters of the book of Psalm. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of Psalm in the Bible (New International Version).