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Psalms I—Study Set

Commentary author: John F. Craghan; Study Guide author: Catherine Upchurch

Psalms I—Study Set
Psalms I—Study Set

ISBN: 9780814636626, 3662

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Publication Date: 10/16/2013
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This study has 7 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 6 lessons. The study set includes the Study Guide by Catherine Upchurch and a commentary, “Psalms for All Seasons” (revised in 2013), by John F. Craghan (Liturgical Press). Note that the Psalms I study and the Psalm II study use the same commentary. Those planning to do both studies should only order study sets for one of the studies, and only order the study guide for the subsequent study. It is recommended that Psalms I be studied prior to Psalms II.

John F. Craghan is professor emeritus of religious studies at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. He is North American editor for 'Scripture in Church' (Dominican Publications: Dublin, Ireland) and is the author of numerous books, including And the Life of the World to Come and The Gospels of the Weekday Lectionary, both from Liturgical Press. Craghan has lectured widely in the United States and Latin America. His chief interest is to make the best of biblical scholarship accessible to a wider audience.

The Book of the Psalms is a unique collection of the song-prayers of Israel. To study Psalms is to study prayer, ultimately to enter into prayer. The study will challenge participants to reflect on their own prayer and life experiences. Psalms I focuses on a selection of twenty-eight psalms divided into three categories:

  • Psalms of Descriptive Praise
  • Psalms of Trust or Confidence
  • Wisdom Psalms

“Psalms of descriptive praise, also known as hymns, praise God for his ongoing, regular care of the world and humanity” (from p. 8 of the commentary). Psalms of trust or confidence reinforce the belief that the God who made and loves us will protect us in difficult situations. Wisdom psalms are an acknowledgment of God's justice in the right ordering of human affairs.

Weekly Lessons
Introductory Session
Lesson 1—Pss 117, 33, 104, 8, 19
Lesson 2—Pss 29, 100, 65, 113, 145
Lesson 3—Pss 23, 11, 27, 63, 16
Lesson 4—Pss 121, 131, 62, 125, 91
Lesson 5—Pss 1, 112, 128, 127
Lesson 6—Pss 32, 34, 37, 49


Wrap-Up Lectures on DVD or CD may be ordered separately.

ISBN: 9780814636626, 3662

Details:
Publication Date: 10/16/2013
Little Rock Scripture Study