Psalms as Torah (Studies in Theological Interpretation): Reading Biblical Song Ethically

Baker Books
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The Psalms are the most-read part of the Old Testament, but their importance for ethics has often been overlooked. However, the Psalms offer some of the most potent ethical instruction in the Bible. In this book internationally renowned Old Testament scholar Gordon Wenham examines the source of the Psalms' power, reflects on their main ethical themes, and shows how they function as prayers that change us. Wenham makes an important contribution to biblical scholarship and breaks new ground in discussions of Old Testament ethics, yet he writes accessibly, making this book invaluable for students, scholars, and pastors.
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About the author

Gordon J. Wenham (PhD, University of London) is tutor in Old Testament at Trinity College, Bristol, England, and professor emeritus of Old Testament at the University of Gloucestershire. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Story as Torah and commentaries on Genesis, Leviticus, and Numbers.
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Publisher
Baker Books
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Published on
Feb 1, 2012
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781441236388
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature
Religion / Christian Theology / Ethics
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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