Category Archives: Gordon Wenham

N.T. Wright Makes the Case for the Psalms

The prolific writer, churchman, and biblical scholar N.T. Wright is out with a new book, and yes, it is titled The Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential.  And in an interview about his new title, Wright was asked … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Psalter Reclaimed by Gordon Wenham

Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: Crossway; 1 edition (February 28, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1433533960 ISBN-13: 978-1433533969 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 8 inches Amazon.com WTS Books Crossway Many thank to Crossway for this review copy of The Psalter Reclaimed: … Continue reading

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Imprecatory Psalms: To Pray or Not to Pray?

Imprecatory psalms are those psalms that contain curses and prayers for punishment of the psalmist enemies.  The following is an excerpt from Psalm 109, the severest of these psalms: “When he is tried, let him come forth guilty; let his … Continue reading

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On Praying the Psalms

According to Gordon Wenham, the Psalms are designed to be prayed.  Wenham points out that Jesus and the apostles prayed the Psalms regularly, and then the Christ church for about eighteen centuries.  But what happened?  In the 18th century, “Men … Continue reading

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