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SCRPT-N050-The Psalms: Israel's Prayer and Ours (1 CEU)

This online independent study course will focus on the Book of Psalms as Religious Poetry and Prayer of both Jews and Christians.  The Psalms will also be explored as models of communication with God using the whole range of human emotions.  In addition, students will be introduced to critical methods for reading and studying the Psalter, and, interpreting and appropriating the story of the Psalter for contemporary prayer.