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Psalm-Mosaics: A Biographical and Historical Commentary on the Psalms (Classic Reprint)
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Number Of Pages: 598
Publication Date: 2012-07-01
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But few words of introduction are needed to such a Collection of Notes as the present; it speaks for itself. It was in 1872, when at Lichfield Theological College, that the words of the then Principal, Canon Curteis, first suggested to the writer the idea of collecting, during his readings, such biographical and historical illustrations of the Psalms as are contained in this volume. The chief object in publishing them is the hope that they may be of help to the reader, in the religious life; for most of them testify to the fact that the words of a Psalm, in the days that are gone, have comforted in time of bereavement, and succoured in time of dangerthey are still potent to comfort and succour those in similar circumstances to-day. Dean Stanley has truly said :T he Psalter, by its manifold application and uses in after-times, is a vast palimpsest, written over and over again, illuminated, illustrated by every conceivable incident and emotion of men and nations ;battles, wanderings, dangers, escapes, death-beds, obsequies of many ages and countries, rise, or may rise, to our view as we read it. Psalm-M osaics is an attempt to record such incidents and emotions, the spiritual experiences, the disclosures of the Eastej-n Church, I ntroduction, I xxv.
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