Item description for Meditating on the Psalms by John Eaton...
Overview In this accessible and useful book, distinguished Old Testament scholar John Eaton presents his spiritual insights on fifty-two of the best-loved psalms. Informed by his pastoral concerns and his commitment to environmental issues, Eaton examines the authorship of the psalms and their use as poetry and songs, as well as in worship. He skillfully concludes each devotional commentary with a related prayer. This immensely helpful volume will enable readers to understand the importance of the psalms and their significance as a source of inspiration and meditation for daily living.
Publishers Description Distinguished scholar John Eaton has spent a lifetime studying the Psalms. In this book, informed by both his pastoral concerns and his commitment to environmental issues, he offers spiritual insights into 52 of the best-loved Psalms. Each discussion ends with a related prayer. Eaton also provides a concise and helpful introduction to the psalms, explaining the who's and why's of their authorship and discussing the psalms as poetry and song, as well as their use in worship. The Psalms are widely regarded as some of the world's greatest literature. This book makes them accessible to readers of all ages.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.74" Width: 5.2" Height: 0.65" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 18, 2013
Publisher PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING #86
ISBN 0664229301 ISBN13 9780664229306
Availability 0 units.
More About John Eaton
John Eaton, LL.B. (Toronto), M.L.S. (Maryland) is the Law Librarian and Associate Professor of Law at the University of Manitoba where he teaches advanced legal research. He is past president of Canadian Association of Law Libraries/Association Canadienne des bibliotheques de droit.