Psalms and the Use of the Critical Imagination
Essays in Honour of Professor Susan Gillingham
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 256
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
The contributors provide fresh insight into the context surrounding the composition and reception of the Psalms, the relationships between the Psalms, and of early audiences who engaged with the material. Close attention is also paid to specific interpretative problems which emerge in the Psalms, both linguistic and theological. Consequently, there is the creation of a more sophisticated historical reconstruction of how the Psalms were used originally and in subsequent periods, opening up challenges and possibilities for scholars through emphasizing the need in critical Psalms scholarship for vitality and imagination.