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Reflections on the Psalms / C.S. Lewis.

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  • ISBN: 0786152907 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9780786152902 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2006.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 3:40:35.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Ralph Cosham.
Summary, etc.: In one of his most enlightening works, C.S. Lewis shares his ruminations on both the form and the meaning of selected psalms. In the introduction he explains, "I write for the unlearned about things in which I am unlearned myself." Consequently, he takes on a tone of thoughtful collegiality as he writes on one of the Bible's most elusive books. Characteristically graceful and lucid, Lewis cautions us that the psalms were originally written as songs that should now be read in the spirit of lyric poetry rather than as doctrinal treatises or sermons. Drawing from daily life as well as the literary world, Lewis begins to reveal the mystery that often shrouds the psalms. This book also includes an appendix featuring the full text of selected psalms and a listing of all the psalms mentioned and discussed.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 52836 KB; MP3 file size: 103540 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Bible. Psalms > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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