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The Music of the Psalms

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Understanding the Old Testament

The Music of the Psalms

Taught by Professor Robert D. Miller II | 24 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

In a second look at Psalms, investigate the primary psalm genres—hymns, thanksgivings, and laments— taking account, in each, of who is speaking within a given Psalm and with what intent. Also delve into lesser genres, such as wisdom psalms, pilgrimage songs, and penitential psalms. Discover how psalms are structured, and how these beloved prayers express the gamut of human emotions.

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