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By Miriam Dunson

ISBN-10: 066450034X

ISBN-13: 9780664500344

Having came across a robust correlation among issues within the psalms and the non-public and non secular matters that older adults care for daily, Miriam Dunson selects ten of the best-known psalms for in-depth reviews exploring problems with specific predicament to older humans. She opens avenues for research and mirrored image through together with in each one bankruptcy a dialogue of the psalm's heritage, its which means, and the way it pertains to the lives of older folks.

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423.  1 (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1962), 136.  Walter Brueggemann, The Message of the Psalms: A Theological Commentary, Old Testament Studies (Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1984), 77.  4 (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1996), 1228. , 864. , 866. , A Theological Introduction to the Book of Psalms (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1993), 140. : Paulist Press, 1994.  Nashville: Upper Room Books, 1998.  What is My Place in All of This?  They represent a vibrant and compelling call to remember and to celebrate the involvement of God in sacred history, by telling the stories over and over again.

Why do we not look at other options?  If we chose the option suggested in Psalm 46, to "Be still, Page 22 and know that I am God," what would that mean for us as a nation in seeking peace in the world?  What does it really mean?  What is your own personal Jerusalem?  What are your "rivers of Babylon"?  By what measure do you determine your happiness or unhappiness?  Identify in your mind a personal experience of being exiled and describe how that felt to you.  To what do you promise faithfulness when you are feeling lost or in despair?

Paulist Press, 1994.  Nashville: Upper Room Books, 1998.  What is My Place in All of This?  They represent a vibrant and compelling call to remember and to celebrate the involvement of God in sacred history, by telling the stories over and over again.  Human beings were the crowning glory.  These are human questions, no matter what our age. " I have chosen Psalm 8 for study Page 27 because it speaks to the older adult issues of self­esteem, identity, and one's role in the world. " Both old and young are dealing with the same issues of who they are in these new relationships and new circumstances.

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