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The Psalms: A Historical And Spiritual Commentary With An Introduction And New Translation John H. Eaton

The Psalms: A Historical And Spiritual Commentary With An Introduction And New Translation

John H. Eaton

Published April 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780567089809
Paperback
536 pages
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 About the Book 

No one is more qualified to write on the Psalms than John Eaton. He is a distinguished Old Testament scholar and has spent a lifetime studying the Psalms. This commentary is addressed to the wider readership. There is a long and highly readableMoreNo one is more qualified to write on the Psalms than John Eaton. He is a distinguished Old Testament scholar and has spent a lifetime studying the Psalms. This commentary is addressed to the wider readership. There is a long and highly readable introduction giving a background to the Psalms- then follow the 150 Psalms, each in Eatons translation. He explains the background to the Psalms and their content in a way that makes them interesting and relevant to the present. The discussion of each psalm ends with a related Christian prayer, either from the tradition or written by Eaton himself. John Eaton is recognized as one of the worlds leading experts on Psalms: this commentary is the culmination of his lifes work.