Week 1: What are the Psalms?
Week 2: Psalms of Complaint
Week 3: Hymns
Week 4: Royal Psalms
Week 5: Wisdom Psalms
Week 6: The Human Condition
Week 7: The Character of God
Week 8: The Psalms of Poetry
What are the Psalms? Additional Resources
- Erhard Gerstenberger, Psalms, Part 1: With an Introduction to Cultic Poetry. Forms of the Old Testament Literature 14 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988).
- J. C. McCann, “The Book of Psalms,” New Interpreter’s Bible 4:641-1280.
- W. P. Brown, ed., The Oxford Handbook on the Psalms (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).
- W. Brueggemann, The Psalms and the Life of Faith (Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995).
Articles: (click to view)
- “Psalms In Israel’s Worship” by Walter Brueggemann
- “Asaph and the Psalms” by Aubrey Buster
- “Shepherds in the Bible and in Art” by Steve Werlin
- “Hebrew Poetry Forms” by Sean Burt
Lectures: (click to view)
- YDS Old Testament Interpretation, Part 2 – Lecture 14, by John Collins
- YDS Old Testament Interpretation, Part 2 – Lecture 15, by John Collins
Videos: (click to view)
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