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Author Glazer, Miriyam, 1945-

Title Psalms of the Jewish liturgy : a guide to their beauty, power, and meaning : a new translation & commentary in memory of David L. Lieber / by Miriyam Glazer.

Imprint New York : Aviv Press, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    223.2077 GLA    Available
Description xii, 207 pages ; 21 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206).
Contents 1. Introduction: Holy Reading -- 2. "The Whole World and All that Is in It": The Psalms for the Days of the Week -- 3. "You Turned My Grief into Dancing": Psalm 30 for Every Morning -- 4. Falling on Your Face: Tahanun -- 5. "I Bless Your Name Forever and Ever": The Daily Hallel -- 6. Ecstatic Salvation: The Psalms of the Festival Hallel -- 7. Frolicking with Leviathan: Rosh Hodesh -- 8. Heart of Flesh, a Heart of Courage: Psalm for the Season of Repentance -- 9. Glowing in the Nuptial Light: The Psalms of Kabbalat Shabbat -- 10. Starry Heavens, Moral Law: Shabbat Morning's "Verses of Song" -- 11. Reaping in Joy: The Blessing After Meals -- 12. "For the Sake of My Comrades and Friends": A Psalm for Peace -- 13. For You Are with Me: Psalm 23 -- 14. Afterword.
Summary "In this book literature professor and rabbi Miriyum Glazer has succeeded in translating all the psalms of the Jewish liturgy in a way that opens up the possibility of a significant prayer experience for those who pray in English. At the same time, her warm and spiritually vivid commentary invites readers to participate in a "holy reading" of the text that is both illuminating and moving."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Bible. Psalms -- Commentaries.
Bible. Psalms -- Liturgical use.
Bible. Psalms -- Devotional use.
Added Author Lieber, David L.
Added Title Bible. Psalms. English. 2008.
ISBN 9780916219413 (pbk.)
0916219410 (pbk.)

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