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A rabbi reads the Psalms

by Jonathan Magonet

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Published by SCM Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Psalms -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBible. O.T. Psalms. Hebrew. Selections. 1995.
    StatementJonathan Magonet.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1430.2 .M34 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL848140M
    ISBN 100334025567
    LC Control Number95127456

    The following article by Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple first appeared in The Jewish Bible Quarterly, June (Vol. 40, No. 3, Issue ).. People wax lyrical when they describe the d E. Prothero calls it “the whole music of the heart of man”.[1] Solomon B Freehof’s view is: “The Psalms embody the highest ideas of biblical literature.   I don’t write many book reviews, but I wanted to share a new book that I’m really enjoying. It’s Seriously Dangerous Religion, (Baylor, ) by Iain Provan, Old Testament professor at Regent College. The subtitle is “What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters.” In it he traces out the biblical story as [ ].

      This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. A Rabbi Reads the Torah distils a lifetime of Bible study by a Jewish scholar devoted to popularising the study of the Hebrew Bible in its original language, helped by the wealth of centuries of Jewish interpretation and debate, as well as the best of modern literary approaches.

    Psalms are the poems which praise, beseech, thank, or express intense fear and love for G-d. Psalms depicts in majestic and flawless Hebrew real, yet great, people living their real lives. These great people are described as growing, learning, and coming to grips with a world under the rule of a perfect and all-knowing [ ]. THE PSALMS. Welcome It is our privilege to present you with this gift from eTeacher Biblical. We designed it to be used by communities of faith in their reflection on the Book of Psalms. It fits the three month study cycle that many Bible Study groups follow (12 psalms for 12 weeks).


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Like Sarna’s ‘On the Book of Psalms’, this only contains a small selection of the Psalms – there are - Sarna considered 8 Psalms, this one considers 15 – chapter 10 deals with 5, and is also written by a Jewish authority; where it differs from Sarna is perhaps is that it is written for both a Jewish and a nominal Christian readership – for indeed the Psalms are a shared Cited by: 4.

A Rabbi Reads the Psalms book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After teaching the Psalms for over twenty years, Magonet ha /5. Get this from a library. A rabbi reads the psalms. [Jonathan Magonet] -- "Why another book on the Psalms. Surely there are enough already. What is the justification for yet one more, and by someone who first found the Psalms almost boringly the same?" "Jonathan Magonet.

A Rabbi Reads the Bible Paperback – January 1, These two books (A Rabbi reads the bible and A Rabbi reads the Psalms) present highly idiosyncratic, personal readings which reflect a formidable intelligence, a wild enthusiasm and an irrepressible sense of humour." Maureen Kendler, education officer with the Jewish Council for Racial 4/4(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: English, with text of some Psalms in Hebrew appended. Notes: English, with text of some Psalms in Hebrew appended. Buy A Rabbi Reads the Psalms 2nd Revised edition by Magonet, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). A RABBI READS THE PSALMS, second Edition. Jonathan Magonet, London: SCM Press. Reviewed by Larry Hurst. In times of trouble, "Don't wait for A rabbi reads the Psalms book miracle, recite Psalms!" This is more than good advice from one Christian to another.

In A Rabbi Reads the Psalms you discover the roots of this advice in Jewish tradition and Rabbinic. This book opens up the Bible so that all readers will find their perspective and understanding changed.

Editorial Reviews " ()it is impossible not to admire his inventiveness and erudition.()These two books (A Rabbi reads the bible and A Rabbi reads the Psalms) present highly idiosyncratic, personal readings which reflect a formidable Pages: The Lord Is My Shepherd book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Its one of my all time favorite psalms and I always include it in my prayers. Im sure people have their own understanding of this psalm, but I really liked this interpretation of it.

Rabbi Harold S. Kushner goes line by line through the whole /5(). Jonathan Magonet comes to the Bible with enthusiasm, wit, and infectious humor rare in biblical scholars. Magonet combines 2, years of Jewish Bible exegesis and insight with modern critical and literary analysis.

His plain and straightforward style and experience in interfaith dialogue opens the Jewish tradition to a wide audience. Find unexpected insights into the Psalms, the Torah, and.

The Book of Psalms read by Alexander Scourby. This is the King James Version of the Audio Bible. “This is being aired by permission of the copyright holder Litchfield Associates, all rights. Four Rabbi Small Mysteries: Friday the Rabbi Slept Late, Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry, Sunday the Rabbi Stayed Home, and Monday the Rabbi Took Off by Harry Kemelman Ratings 25 Reviews published 5 editionsAuthor: Harry Kemelman.

A Rabbi Reads the Psalms by Jonathan Magonet,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Rabbi Reads the Psalms: Jonathan Magonet: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(6).

Rabbi Harold Kushner is well-known for his book WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE. Recently, Rabbi Kushner wrote a meditation on the 23rd Psalm called THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD. Rabbi. Rabbi Magonet's love of the Hebrew Bible developed whilst studying to be a Rabbi. Studying the Bible became a source of comfort, challenge and religious growth, without sacrificing the importance of the scientific approaches of study.

This book opens up the Bible so that all readers will find their perspective and understanding : Jonathan Magonet. BOOK I Psalms 1–41 - Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.

That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither— whatever they do prospers. Buy A Rabbi Reads the Psalms from SCM Press. Buy A Rabbi Reads the Psalms from SCM Press.

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Sign In. Basket. 0 Items. BASKET SUMMARY. There are currently no items added to the basket. View Basket Go to Checkout. Sign In. This worthy successor to Rabbi Magonet’s A Rabbi Reads the Bible and A Rabbi Reads the Psalms, is a superb collection of fifty two musings on aspects of the Torah, book by book and portion by portion in chronological order.

The Book of Psalms is among the most popular and widely read of all the books of the Hebrew Bible. Its continual subjects may be God’s workings and God’s relationships with humankind, but its passions are our own. The Psalms in Jewish Liturgy. Many psalms are employed in Jewish liturgy. For example.

Jonathan David Magonet (born 2 August ) is a British rabbi theologian, Vice-President of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, and a biblical scholar.

He is highly active in Christian-Jewish dialogue, and in dialogue between Jews and was the long-time Principal (Rector or academic director), now retired, of London's Leo Baeck College, the first Liberal Jewish seminary of all Language: English.

Buy A Rabbi Reads the Psalms from Church House Bookshop.Sefer Tehillim, the book of Psalms, is first and foremost a shining example of biblical poetry. This genre conveys the word of God in a different medium than narrative; it focuses not on what one reads or hears but rather on what one feels and intuits.

The Bible integrates poetry throughout its 24 books, reminding the reader of [ ].Rabbi Magonet's love of the Hebrew Bible developed whilst studying to be a Rabbi. Studying the Bible became a source of comfort, challenge and religious growth, without sacrificing the importance of the scientific approaches of study.

This book opens up the Bible so that all readers will find their perspective and understanding changed.