The Psalms and Their Meaning for Today

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CONTENTS
PAGE
I. THE ORIGIN OF THE PSALMS19
II. HYMNS OF PRAISE
1. WORSHIP OF THE LORD OF NATURE37
2. WORSHIP OF THE LORD OF HISTORY65
3. WORSHIP OF THE LORD OF ZION93
III. PRAYERS IN TIME OF CRISIS
1. NATIONAL LAMENTS125
2. PERSONAL SUPPLICATIONS143
3. PENITENTIAL PRAYERS166
IV. SONGS OF FAITH
1. PSALMS OF THANKSGIVING191
2. PSALMS OF TRUST212
3. PSALMS OF "WISDOM" AND COMMUNION239
V. THEIR MEANING FOR TODAY267
SUGGESTED READINGS276
INDEX TO PSALM REFERENCES277

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword v
  • Preface - The Psalms in The Life of the Western World vii
  • Contents xv
  • 1 - The Origin Of The Psalms 17
  • 2 - Hymns Of Praise 35
  • I - Worship of The Lord of Nature 37
  • 2 - Worship of The Lord of History 65
  • 3- Worship of The Lord of Zion 93
  • 3 - Prayers In Time of Crisis 123
  • I - National Laments 125
  • 2 - Personal Supplications 143
  • 3 - Penitential Prayers 166
  • 4 - Songs Of Faith 189
  • 2 - Psalms of Trust 212
  • 3 - Psalms of "Wisdom" And Communion 239
  • 5 - Their Meaning For Today 265
  • Suggested Readings 276
  • Index to Psalm References 277
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