The Book of Psalms

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NavPress Publishing Group, Oct 1, 2004 - Bibles - 272 pages
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The ancient hymns, poems, and prayers found in the Psalms teach us how to communicate with God. As Eugene Peterson writes, this book "gives us a language adequate for responding to the God who speaks to us."

Translated directly from the original Hebrew, the Psalms come alive in the heart-stirring words of The Message.

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nourishment for my soul

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i actually bought three copies-- one for a troubled son who is intimidated by a whole Bible, one for a dear friend, and one for in my purse for when I am stuck waiting or just need a breath of fresh ... Read full review

Review: The Message: Psalms

User Review  - Stacey -

We are using this book for a Sunday School class on Psalms. The Message brings it down to an easy to understand and relate to format. This book helps more fully develop an understanding of the Psalms. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

EUGENE H. PETERSON is a pastor, scholar, writer, and poet. He has authored more than twenty books, including A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, The Contemplative Pastor, and Leap Over a Wall. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Eugene founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he was the pastor for twenty-nine years. He lives with his wife, Jan, in Montana. They have three children and six grandchildren.

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