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Psalter:

see PsalmsPsalms
or Psalter
, book of the Bible, a collection of 150 hymnic pieces. Since the last centuries B.C., this book has been the chief hymnal of Jews, and subsequently, of Christians.
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Psalter

1. another name for Psalms esp in the version in the Book of Common Prayer
2. a translation, musical, or metrical version of the Psalms
3. a devotional or liturgical book containing a version of Psalms, often with a musical setting
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While he frequently speaks of the genre classification of a psalm whose imagery he discusses, he urges us to move deeper and experience in our imagination the very images and metaphors that the psalmists knew from their own social, cultural, and religious heritage, and to let the metaphors teach us, for the Psalter is the "schoolhouse of incarnational imagination" (13).
The psalter from Noyon is a key addition,'' said Deborah Gribbon, the museum's deputy director and chief curator.
The chronology of the editions suggests that Le Roy might have based his 1562 tablatures on Goudimel's psalter of 1562 and that he may have modeled his 1567 arrangements on Goudimel's new settings of 1564.
The fate of the Psalter in Presbyterianism is well-known.
This evidence of 'the vernacular nibbling at the margins of the liturgy', particularly in view of the kinds of texts mentioned above, as well as of the translations of the Gospels and the psalter in the vernacular, seems to me to indicate far more than the presence of a market because of the increase in vernacular literacy or of a specific ecclesiastical policy.
adopts a reception-oriented perspective of patristic exegesis in the early Church and determines the stage for Augustine's expositions on the Psalter.
This comprehensive study provides a much-needed resource on psalter manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon England.
7) Reading or singing the psalter, in contrast, provides the faithful with knowledge, instructs them in virtue, removes sin, and - most importantly--elicits the grace of God.
Secondly, it would take an extremely disciplined and individualistic translator, if one takes into account also other (nearly) contemporaneous Psalter renditions, allegedly replete with loanwords, to incorporate such an endeavour into the task of Bible translation, especially if Rolle's primary focus was providing as close a rendition of the original as possible (Bramley 1884: 3-5).
Latin Psalter Manuscripts in Trinity College Dublin and the Chester Beatty Library.
The title does not refer to a Psalter, but to a musical instrument, a psaltery or lyre, often represented on frontispiece engravings of early hymn books.
Just what does it mean to say that the Psalter is christomorphic in character?