The Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms
Provides the essential information for grasping the meaning, background, context, and application of all 150 Psalms. The Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms is an essential reference tool for any reader of Scripture.
Unlike similar Bible book companions, this guidebook is designed to sharpen your appreciation of Scripture's longest book of poetry by giving you the most vital keys to context and comprehension, including:
- An overview of each psalm's theme or type, as well as a note on its structure.
- Information on that psalm's author and any known insights into cultural, authorial, or circumstantial background.
- Full-color images, illustrations, and diagrams throughout.
- Brief reflections for additional study or devotional use.
Also contains numerous charts that provide orientating data for delving into the book of Psalms at large, including definitions of the various types (messianic, prophetic, etc.) along with a quick reference list of psalms that lend themselves to being used for worship, personal meditation, or as a basis for praying the Scriptures.
Ideal for use in devotions or personal Bible study, The Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms, will bring the message and world of the Psalms to memorable life.
About the Authors
Brian L. Webster (Ph.D) is Professor of Old Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He did his doctoral work at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He is a homeschooling father of four and a Youth Leader at his church.David R. Beach (M.A.) is a licensed counselor who studied under Dr. Dan Allender at Mars Hill Graduate School. He teaches spiritual formation and psychology courses at Cornerstone University. He also co-founded Soul Seasons with his wife Cynthia - a workshop based ministry focused on spiritual and creative formation.