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This commentary is addressed to the widest possible readership. There is a long introduction giving a background to the Psalms; then follow the 150 Psalms, each in Eaton's translation. He explains the background to the Psalms and their content in a way which 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.
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John Eaton lectured in Old Testament at the University of Birmingham until his retirement. He is the author of many books, especially on aspects of the Psalms.Review:
'wide ranging and very readable...His psalms are a joy to read...He managed to capture both the sense and the poetry. His comments likewise are clear and concise...Eaton is very good at painting a picture of the psalms being usedin worship...It is both a historical and spiritual commentary. It deserves to be widely read. (Sue Groom Anvil)
John Eaton provides a Christian commentary that would be appropriate for the undergraduate setting in an ecclesiastical institution. This is a clearly written work and offers much assistance for the reader as a concise, straightforward commentary on the text.(Review of Biblical Literature)
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Book Description T. & T. Clark Publishers, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110567089800
Book Description Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0567089800