The Psalms have resulted in controversies between Jews and
Christians over the centuries and it is only from the mid twentieth
century onwards that the two traditions have worked side by side in
the academy at least. This is one of the very few volumes on the
psalms to incorporate scholarship from both these traditions for
nearly a century, and the result is a rich celebration of these
extraordinary ancient songs. This innovative essay collection draws
together internationally renowned Jewish and Christian scholars of
the Psalms, with one tradition responding to the other, in areas as
diverse as Qumran studies, Medieval Jewish interpretation,
Reception History, Liturgical Psalters and Chagall's Church Windows
and more recent Literary Studies of the Psalter as a Book. The
range of topics chosen will be of interest not only to those
specializing in the Psalms but also to others interested more
generally in biblical studies. Several musical and artistic
representations of selected psalms are also included and the book
includes a colour plate section which illustrates several of the
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