By Mika S. Pajunen,Jeremy Penner
When brooding about psalms and prayers within the moment Temple interval, the Masoretic Psalter and its reception is frequently given precedence as a result of glossy educational or theological pursuits. This emphasis has a tendency to skew our realizing of the corpus we name psalms and prayers and sometimes dampens or mutes the lived context during which those texts have been composed and used. This quantity is constructed from a set of articles that discover the various settings within which psalms and prayers have been used and circulated within the past due moment Temple interval.
The e-book contains essays through specialists within the Hebrew bible, the lifeless Sea scrolls, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, and the hot testomony, within which a wide selection of subject matters, techniques, and strategies either previous and new are applied to discover the numerous features of psalms and prayers within the overdue moment Temple interval. integrated during this quantity are essays reading how psalms have been learn as prophecy, as heritage, as liturgy, and as literature. a range methodologies are hired, and comprise using cognitive sciences and poetics, linguistic thought, psychology, redaction feedback, and literary thought.
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Functions of Psalms and Prayers in the Late Second Temple Period (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft) by Mika S. Pajunen,Jeremy Penner