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Invitation to the Psalms

The Book of Psalms is perhaps the most cherished book in the Old Testament In this lively volume two experienced teachers invite students to read and explore the Psalter and roam widely among its poems The boo. This is a fine basic introduction to the genres and form of the Psalter and if used as a simple grammar book it accomplishes its purpose well It does however suffer from Higher Criticism in some places and the authors failure to accept the superscripts as written is a major flaw throughout It s primary weakness however is in its all but completely ignoring the Messianic nature of the Psalms The Royal Psalms for example focus exclusively on the human kings without any reference to the Christ As the authors explore the theology of the Psalms and especially the covenant faithfulness of God they miss the ultimate expression of God s faithfulness in sending Israel a Savior Invitation to the Psalms works as a technical guide to the literary genres the forms the Psalms take and the use of metaphors and other illustrative language but when it comes to the theology of the Psalms and the overarching theme of the whole book the authors miss it by a mile

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Ld of the Psalms and the theology of the Psalms Sidebars discussion uestions and plenty of examples enhance the reading experience This clear and concise guide is accessible to all serious students of the Bibl. An accessible sometimes humorous introduction to the major characteristics of the Psalms

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K introduces the dynamics of the biblical text helping students become careful and attentive readers It covers how to read Hebrew poetry the Psalter's basic genres the idea of the psalmist the metaphorical wor. An excellent companion book for reading the Psalms and adding depth to your understanding and engagement with the spiritual content of these beautiful works of poetry If you are studying the Psalms as literary works the discussions of the structural arrangement of Psalms as well as ways to categorize their content by authorial intent helps contextualize them in the larger framework of Israel s worship of the LORD Moreover we walk away with tools for taking our reading and experience of the Psalms as a means of worship to a deeper level of understanding and experience as children of God worshiping the same unchanging God as the Psalmists


10 thoughts on “Invitation to the Psalms

  1. says:

    I read this helpful introduction in preparation for a Men's Bible Study 9 09 17 It starts with a Billy Collins poem on enjoying poetry before in

  2. says:

    This is a fine basic introduction to the genres and form of the Psalter and if used as a simple grammar book it accomplishes its purpose well

  3. says:

    I liked it I learned a lot from it and appreciated the very precise structure of the writing My only reason for not giving it 5 stars is the fact that a lot of what was said could be observed from just reading a psalm and a lot of simple concepts were elaborated on to the extreme I am assuming that this book is intended for people w

  4. says:

    There is a tremendous freshness and vitality to this book that enables it to stand out above other introductions to Psalms

  5. says:

    An excellent companion book for reading the Psalms and adding depth to your understanding and engagement with the spiritual content of these beautiful works of poetry If you are studying the Psalms as literary works the discussions of the structural arrangement of Psalms as well as ways to categorize their content by authorial int

  6. says:

    A superb companion guide that does just what its title promises provides a welcome “invitation” and helpful tools for analyzing themes form and literary content of the psalms It takes the approach of studying them as Hebrew poetry and not necessarily as the “untouchable Word of God” and overall this concise and refreshing approach works effectively Recommended for anyone who would enjoy getting the most out of one of the

  7. says:

    Rolf Jacobson's book is the best I have read on the psalms It's not a commentary but a way to read and understand the psalms I like

  8. says:

    An accessible sometimes humorous introduction to the major characteristics of the Psalms

  9. says:

    Clearest and most entertaining introduction to the psalter I’ve ever read I couldn’t wait to finish the book so I could start reading the Psalms euipped with all these tools for exploring their depths I particularly enjoyed their comparison of our reading the psalms to the way an artist “covers” the song of a previ

  10. says:

    Rolf A Jacobson and Karl N Jacobson’s Invitiation to the Psalms A Reader’s Guide for Discovery and Engagement Is a lay level intro

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