Psalms Through the Centuries, Volume One

  • Publish Date: 2008-01-03
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Susan Gillingham
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This is the first of a two-volume bible commentary covering the Psalms and examining the role of these biblical poems throughout Jewish and Christian history.

  • Provides a fascinating introduction to the literary, historical, and theological background of psalmody
  • Examines the psalms through liturgy and prayer, study and preaching, translation and imitation, and musical composition and artistic illustration
  • Includes illustrations of significant psalms, helpful maps, and an extensive bibliography; an expandedbibliography to accompany the book is also available at
  • A forthcoming second volume is planned, which will take an alternative psalm-by-psalm approach
  • Now available in paperback, and published in the innovative reception-history series, Blackwell Bible Commentaries