Author Archives: Sandra Richter

Psalms: The Hymnbook of Ancient Israel

Psalms: The Hymnbook of Ancient Israel

INTRODUCTION Welcome to the Epic of Eden: Psalms! Along this journey, I encourage you to take part in as much of the personal, independent study as you have time for. As a biblical scholar and professor, my joy comes from doing the heavy lifting of decades of research and study so that I can pass

The Anatomy of a Lament

  The great 4th century Church Father, Athanasius once said: “The Psalms have a unique place in the Bible because [whereas] most of Scripture speaks to us, the Psalms speak for us.”  No truer words have been spoken. When we open up the book of Psalms, we find 150 of the most compelling, captivating, and

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