Item description for Sonnets of David, Book I: A Poetic Paraphrase of Psalms 1-41 (Bk. I) by Robert Hellam...
If you love the Psalms and you like English-language poetry, then this is the book for you. Even if you have never read the Psalms, or you thought you didn't like poetry, this may be the book for you! These are the first forty-one psalms, paraphrased into the sonnet form favored by the greatest poets to write in the English language. The author is a fresh voice in American poetry, published previously only in various small magazines. This is his first book, and these sonnets have never before been in print. These poems are not dry theology or old-fashioned academic writing, but living language. They are engaging and up-to-date, without detracting from the majesty of the originals. While the author is a committed Christian, it is his hope that this little book will appeal to Jews, adherents of other religions, and non-religious people as well.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.46 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2000
Publisher Writers Club Press
ISBN 0595146104 ISBN13 9780595146109
Availability 141 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 30, 2017 12:54.
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More About Robert Hellam
Rev. Dr. Robert Hellam is pastor at Church of the Oaks in Del Rey Oaks, California. He lives in Seaside, California. His undergraduate degree was in English, and he worked as an English teacher for over fifteen years. He loves poetry and hopes that all readers will love his poetry in particular.
Robert Hellam currently resides in the state of California.
Reviews - What do customers think about Sonnets of David, Book I: A Poetic Paraphrase of Psalms 1-41 (Bk. I)?
Inspiring Jun 20, 2003
Hellam provides an inspiring and insightful re-visit to a familiar text. I highly recommend this volume for those who seek a fresh and "alive" interpretation of Psalms.
Terrific Book Dec 14, 2000
I love to read sonnets, and this is a book of sonnets. I also love the Psalms, and this is a paraphrase of the first 41 psalms of the Bible. They are extremely well done. I will certainly recommend this book to all my friends and relatives!