Two somewhat different concerns of recent scholarship have been the way individual psalms came to be part of the larger book of Psalms
, and the interpretive significance of that book's final shape.
After a historical introduction to both the Psalms and bhakti poetry, we first use the Book of Psalms
to establish categories by which to examine the bhakti literature; second, we adopt the reverse tactic, looking into characteristics indigenous to Hindu devotionalism in order to ponder the Psalms anew.
All of this matter is preceded by a brief preface in which the authors explain that in order to concentrate on "the Psalter as a devotional book" (13), they exclude from consideration complete Bibles that incorporate the entire Book of Psalms
and various types of liturgical codices--breviaries, antiphonals, and Books of Hours--that draw on them selectively.
What I see in the Bible, especially in the book of Psalms
, which is a book of gratitude, is the recognition that all good things on Earth are God's.
While it is clear from his other letters that "the word of Christ" includes more than the book of Psalms
, and in fact encompasses the entirety of Israel's scriptures, in this verse Paul clearly links "the word of Christ" with the book of Psalms
The book of Psalms
devotes much space to discussing happiness.
Organised by the Paphos flower club, the Anglican Church and the Latin Parish, this year's theme is the Book of Psalms
If we are looking for a centre, a Milk, for the Old Testament, then the book of Psalms
provides what we are looking for" (259).
nuns who devote themselves to public pursuits such as teaching or nursing, the nuns' main focus is chanting each of the 150 poetic works found in the book of Psalms
at least once each week in Latin, a language Snell describes as ''mystical.
The Punjabi Zabur is the metrical translation of the Book of Psalms
into the Punjabi language.
There are four extant manuscripts of a 14th-century anonymous interlinear Latin-to-Middle English glossed prose translation of the Book of Psalms
, 11 canticles, and the Athanasian Creed.
convinced that not only the Book of Psalms
but the entire corpus of
Named after a hard-bound book of psalms
and anthems that has been reprinted only four times since 1844, Sacred Harp is an unlikely hit in an X-Factor era.
As a rabbi intoned verses from the Book of Psalms
, Myriam's distraught parents were inconsolable as they stood before her shrouded body.
8220;The Book of Psalms
is amongst the best-loved and most cherished portions of the religious corpus.