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Bibil Identifier bibil:224628
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Contexts for Hearing: Reevaluating the Superscription of Psalm 127
Author German, Brian T.
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 37, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 185-199 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This study's main impetus stems from an article by Brevard S. Childs published in 1971, ‘Psalm Titles and Midrashic Exegesis’, which offered an erudite examination of Psalm titles and argued for their exegetical character. After a brief overview of some of the traditional approaches to Psalm 127's superscription (especially its ‘Solomonic’ portion) throughout its history of interpretation, this study concludes that Psalm 127's ‘Solomonic’ superscription invites a hearing of the psalm within the context of the Davidic dynasty. The concluding section also suggests some possible implications of this hearing in light of Psalm 127's inclusion among the Psalms of Ascent.
DOI 10.1177/0309089212466465
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Solomon
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : David
Pericopes Psalms 127
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