Item description for The Psalms: Songs of Tragedy, Hope, and Justice (Bible & Liberation) by John David Pleins...
Overview This stirring new translation of the ancient hymns and prayers of the psalter provides a new perspective on their meaning for the individual as well as for the community, from bibical times to the present. Pleins' expostion reveals in the Psalms the core of a liberating worship that grasps the realities of individual suffering as well as the stern demands of social justice.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.62" Weight: 0.61 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1993
Publisher Orbis Books
Series Bible And Liberation
ISBN 0883449285 ISBN13 9780883449288
Availability 0 units.
More About John David Pleins
J. David Pleins is Professor of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, where he teaches courses in biblical studies and comparative ancient Near Eastern literature and mythology. He is the author of The Social Visions of the Hebrew Bible: A Theological Introduction (2001) and Psalms: Songs of Tragedy, Hope, and Justice (1993).