Reverential, celebratory, antagonistic, and even erotic, this remarkable collection of essays interprets the Psalms as a collection of poetry. Written by 14 acclaimed poets, the essays approach the Psalms from a personal, often autobiographical perspective, demonstrating how relevant they remain for today's readers. Alicia Ostriker examines the Psalms' glory and their terror in a moving essay that revels in their moods of joy while acknowledging the brutality they invoke, linking their violence to events such as 9/11, the ...

Poets on the Psalms 2008, Trinity University Press

ISBN-13: 9781595340481

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Poets on the Psalms 2008, Trinity University Press

ISBN-13: 9781595340474

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