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This Holy Alphabet Lyric Poems Adapted from Psalm 119

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ISBN-10: 1557256551

ISBN-13: 9781557256553

Edition: 2009

Authors: Margaret B. Ingraham, Phyllis Tickle, Rabbi Micah Greenstein

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Deeper your conversation with God-in the nuances of the most complex Psalm. Throughout the centuries, writers have retranslated the Psalms, trying to keep alive the beauty of its images and the depth of its message, for each generation. Psalm 119 is the greatest of them all: the longest, most complex, and the one that most rewards close attention.This Holy Alphabetis a cycle of twenty-two original lyric poems which-like Psalm 119-follows the alphabetic pattern of the twenty-two consonants of the Hebrew alphabet. These meditations are rich with image and abundant with praise. Each of them strikes an intricate balance between traditional form and modern expression. Designed for both personal…    
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List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Paraclete Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Phyllis Tickle is Contributing Editor in Religion for "Publishers Weekly". One of America's most respected authorities on religion, she is frequently interviewed for both print & electronic media, & is a regular guest on PBS's "Religion & Ethics News Weekly." The author of more than two dozen books, including the recently published "Divine Hours", she lives in Lucy, Tennessee.