The author, Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, USA, writes more as an academic theologian than as a pastor. He addresses primarily the function of language in the use of the Psalms and the Christian use of poetry which, he suggests, is Jewish.
PRAYING THE PSALMS Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit By Walter Brueggemann. Paternoster. 98 pages. £9.75 ISBN 978-1-84227-552-8
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