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Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible (edition 1974)

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Title:Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible
Authors:Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Info:Augsburg Fortress Publishers (1974), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 88 pages
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Tags:bible commentary, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Christianity, disciplines, meditation, Old Testament Commentary, pastoral, Prayer, praying the psalter, psalms, religion, Scripture Studies, spirituality, theology, christian classic, read, borrowed from library

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Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible by Dietrich Bonhoeffer



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This book is not much longer than a magazine article, and yet probably much of what has been written about the Psalms in the past 50 years is only an elaboration of it. Interesting to read in the biography at the end of the book that after its publication, he was no longer permitted to publish. Will have to re-read it and see what set the Nazis off. I enjoy reading about the Confessing Church and its stand against the Nazis. ( )
  Luke_Brown | Sep 10, 2016 |
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"Dietrich Bonhoeffer here gives one of his secrets behind the powerful witness of his own life. He had learned to pray the Psalms and from them drew on the power of God in his years of imprisonment. In this introduction, Bonhoeffer discusses the various types of Psalms and how they can be used to enrich our prayer life. In a brief biographical sketch, Eberhard Bethge, friend and biographer of the author, helps us understand the man who used the Psalms as his prayer book." --Covenant Theological Seminary Bookstore
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