These arrestingly thoughtful translations and meditations on the Psalms encompass a wide range of emotional responses to God, providing a richly varied resource for Lent and Easter.
'As John Calvin said, the Psalms are a "mirror of the soul", and Megan Daffern helps us to look into this mirror in a way that transforms us and leads us into a deeper relationship with God.'
Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Grundy Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College, Virginia
'A fresh and insightful guide for any Christian who seeks to engage with these practical and prayerful reflections on ancient psalmody.'
Susan Gillingham, Professor of the Hebrew Bible, University of Oxford
'Written by someone who enthuses about Hebrew, but who knows how to write short sentences comprised of ordinary words, and who knows how to relate the Bible to everyday life.'
John Goldingay, Professor of Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary, California
Megan I. J. Daffern is Chaplain of Jesus College, Oxford. She also assists in parish ministry as a priest in the diocese of Oxford and lectures in Old Testament at Oxford University.
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