A Short Dictionary of the Psalms
By (author) Jean-Pierre Prevost
Normal Price: $32.28
Your Price: $29.05 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.23! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.45 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Short Dictionary of the Psalms by Jean-Pierre Prevost
Book DescriptionThis practical work takes an in-depth look at 40 words in the Psalms chosen largely because of their frequency, but also because of the diversity of meanings that modern users might assume. It aims to encourage Christians looking at the Psalms to ask how they can contribute to prayer today. Each of the 40 words are examined from two perspectives. The first gives etymological and semantic information on the meaning of the root and the words compounded from it. The second section is devoted almost exclusively to the use of the word or the root in the Psalter, and identifes its characteristic meanings. A series of separate short essays serve as general introductions to the Psalter to help readers with problems that may be encountered when using the Psalms as prayer in today's world. The word study is done on the original Hebrew, but a table at the back of the book allows those who don't know or are unfamiliar with Hebrew to learn the words' and themes' English equivalent. The book should help the faithful enter into the world of the Psalter through the gateway of specific words that constitute the characteristic vocabulary of the Psalms.
Buy Short Dictionary of the Psalms book by Jean-Pierre Prevost from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780814623701
(210mm x 137mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Liturgical Press
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean-Pierre Prevost
How to Read the Prophets, Paperback (June 1996)
This book has a simple aim: to help people to enjoy reading the prophetic books of the Old Testament, one by one and as a whole. At the same time it offers some tools which will help in making the texts more understandable.
How to Read the Apocalypse, Paperback» View all books by Jean-Pierre Prevost
A new addition to the Crossroad Adult Christian Formation Program, this lucid introduction to the biblical book of Revelation is enhanced with drawings, charts, and illustrations. "First choice for Bible study".--Christian Board of Publications.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Short Dictionary of the Psalms book by Jean-Pierre Prevost and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.