By Susan Gillingham
them. So 3 themes—Jewish and Christian disputes, the interrelationship of those psalms, and the Temple—are interwoven all through this reception historical past research. the adventure starts off in historic Judaism, strikes directly to early Christianity, then to rabbinic and medieval Judaism, and so that you can Christian
commentators from the early center a long time to the Reformation. the adventure pauses to examine 4 vital modes of reception—liturgical use, visible exegesis, musical interpretation, and imitation in English literature. Thirty-eight color plates and diverse musical and poetic examples carry the paintings to lifestyles. the adventure maintains by way of the debates approximately those psalms that have occupied students because the Enlightenment, and ends with a bankruptcy which surveys their reception history
in the sunshine of the 3 key themes.
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