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Listening In as They Talk with One Another
James O. Chatham
ISBN: 978-0-8146-4460-7, 4460
Details: 144 pgs , 6 x 9
Publication Date: 08/15/2018
The Psalms' insights are remarkable, unexpected, eye-opening. They have vital things to say to us if we listen intently to the ancient wisdom, much of which has been lost to modern ears.
Using the insights of the "shape and shaping of the Psalms" work done by Psalms scholars over the past twenty-five years, James Chatham presents an inviting study for non-experts to explore the interactions that various psalms have with one another. The book invites us to listen in on several psalm conversations, to realize how contemporary they are, and to join them. Chatham encourages us to immerse ourselves in the mind, heart, and world of the Psalms editor, to get to know that editor well, and to realize that that editor's world was, in important ways, very much like ours. Through this process, the messages spoken by the Psalms editor emerge with words of faith about everyday issues in human living, both then and now.
James O. Chatham is the author of several books, including Creation to Revelation: A Brief Account of the Biblical Story. A retired Presbyterian pastor, he is currently teaching Bible courses in the Road Scholar Program and in the UNC-Asheville College for Seniors.