The Psalter in the Canon

Show simple item record Jeppesen, Knud 2010-03-11T08:42:47Z 2010-03-11T08:42:47Z 2003
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dc.description.abstract The Psalter, read as a coherent book instead of being read as 150 independent poems, reveals some patterns and a continuum of ideas, which might not express the editors’ original intention, but support the readers’ understanding of this canonical book. The article suggests that, even if the majority of texts are laments, the Psalter is a book of praise, underlined for instance by the endings of the Psalter’s five books. The five books relate the Psalter to the Pentateuch, and a form of competition between David and Moses is found (see esp Book 4), of which David was the winner. This is one of the reasons why the Christians were able to read the Psalter as a Christian book. en
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dc.identifier.citation Jeppesen, K 2003, 'The Psalter in the Canon', HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 793-810.[] en
dc.identifier.issn 0259-9422 (print)
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dc.publisher Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria en_US
dc.rights Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria en_US
dc.subject Psalter en
dc.subject Canon en
dc.subject.lcsh Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. en
dc.title The Psalter in the Canon en
dc.type Article en

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