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  1. says:

    I read this helpful introduction in preparation for a Men's Bible Study 9 09 17 It starts with a Billy Collins poem on enjoying poetry before introducing us to the different poetic parallelisms categoriesgenres metaphors and key themes Nicely written with sidebar discussions and many examples provided from favorite psalm

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    This is a fine basic introduction to the genres and form of the Psalter and if used as a simple grammar book it accomplishes its purpose well It does however suffer from Higher Criticism in some places and the authors' failure to accept the superscripts as written is a major flaw throughout It's primary weakness however

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    I liked it I learned a lot from it and appreciated the very precise structure of the writing My only reason for

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    There is a tremendous freshness and vitality to this book that enables it to stand out above other introductions to Psalms The authors do provide a simple and accessible guide to Psalms and a clear and concise introduction but they also encourage readers to experience Psalms for themselves as if each psalm was solely wri

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    An excellent companion book for reading the Psalms and adding depth to your understanding and engagement with the spiritual content of these beautiful works of poetry If you are studying the Psalms as literary works the discussions of the structural arrangement of Psalms as well as ways to categorize their conte

  6. says:

    A superb companion guide that does just what its title promises provides a welcome “invitation” and helpful tools for analyzing themes form and literary content of the psalms It takes the approach of studying them as Hebrew poet

  7. says:

    Rolf Jacobson's book is the best I have read on the psalms It's not a commentary but a way to read and understa

  8. says:

    An accessible sometimes humorous introduction to the major characteristics of the Psalms

  9. says:

    Clearest and most entertaining introduction to the psalter I’ve ever read I couldn’t wait to finish the book so I could start reading the Psalms euipped with all these tools for exploring their depths I particularly enjoyed their compariso

  10. says:

    Rolf A Jacobson and Karl N Jacobson’s Invitiation to the Psalms A Reader’s Guide for Discovery and Engagement Is a lay level introduction to scholarly study of the book of Psalms and also for personal unders

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Invitation to the Psalms

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SUMMARY Invitation to the Psalms

Ld of the Psalms and the theology of the Psalms Sidebars discussion uestions and plenty of examples enhance the reading experience This clear and concise guide is accessible to all serious students of the Bibl. Rolf Jacobson s book is the best I have read on the psalms It s not a commentary but a way to read and understand the psalms I like how he grouped the psalms together into their genres and showed how they apply to our lives today

REVIEW ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Rolf A. Jacobson

The Book of Psalms is perhaps the most cherished book in the Old Testament In this lively volume two experienced teachers invite students to read and explore the Psalter and roam widely among its poems The boo. I read this helpful introduction in preparation for a Men s Bible Study 9 09 17 It starts with a Billy Collins poem on enjoying poetry before introducing us to the different poetic parallelisms categoriesgenres metaphors and key themes Nicely written with sidebar discussions and many examples provided from favorite psalms Marketing copy The Book of Psalms is perhaps the most cherished book in the Old Testament In this lively volume two experienced teachers invite students to read and explore the Psalter and roam widely among its poems The book introduces the dynamics of the biblical text helping students become careful and attentive readers It covers how to read Hebrew poetry the Psalter s basic genres the idea of the psalmist the metaphorical world of the Psalms and the theology of the Psalms Sidebars discussion uestions and plenty of examples enhance the reading experience This clear and concise guide is accessible to all serious students of the Bible

  • Paperback
  • 184
  • Invitation to the Psalms
  • Rolf A. Jacobson
  • English
  • 10 January 2018
  • 9780801036446

About the Author: Rolf A. Jacobson

Rolf A Jacobson is associate professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St Paul Minnesota and is an ordained pastor His teaching interests include the Psalms the Old Testament prophets biblical poetry biblical theology and biblical narrative He collaborated with Karl Jacobson on Crazy Book A Not So Stuffy Dictionary of Biblical Terms