The Psalms as Christian Worship




The Psalms as Christian Worship

Number of page: 626
Author: ruce K. Waltke, James M. Houston, Erika Moore
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Category: Religion

This collaboration by two esteemed evangelical scholars blends a verse-by-verse exposition of select psalms with a history of their interpretation in the church from the time of the apostles to the present.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. James Houston traces the church’s historical interpretation and use of these psalms, highlighting their deep spiritual significance to Christians through the ages.Waltke and Houston focus their in-depth commentary on thirteen psalms that represent various genres and perspectives or hold special significance for Christian faith and the life of the church, including Psalm 1, Psalm 23, Psalm 51, and Psalm 139.While much modern scholarship has tended to