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What is the context of Psalm 95? 

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It argues that Psalm 19 represents a sapiential exegesis of Psalm 119.

It is not simply the antiquity of the psalm, however, which has created such interest.

Like its predecessor, this commentary’s strength lies in its close attention to linguistic detail, iconography, and, perhaps most groundbreaking, the wider literary and theological contexts of each psalm.

In light of recent scholarship, this paper argues that Paul’s apparent misapplication of the psalm is resolved by a proper recognition of the psalm’s typological framework.

This historical perspective not only clarifies the poetic shape of the psalm, it provides a bridge to discussing the question of the nature of the reality experienced within Israel's cult.

It argues that Psalm 120 is a literary composition in which the thanksgiving and lament are deliberately juxtaposed, and in this sequence, to express a sense of the tragic.

It is argued that a contextual and intertextual reading of Psalm 118 will act as a counterbalance to arbitrary decisions on the interpretation of the psalm.

Finally the psalm can be understood as part of the theology and coherence of Book V (107-150) of the Psalter.

Psalm 132 and its compositional context(s)
27 Oct 2017  3 citations

This article challenges the common understanding of Psalm 23 as being the song of an individual faithful Israelite.

This didactic type of psalm was most probably the product of the hokmd stratum of Israelite society 7).