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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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observes how a renewed and continuing interest in the Psalms and the quest for a collection of hymns led to a greater appreciation for the canonical Psalter and commentaries on the Psalms, and to a serious concern for a hermeneutic of the Psalter and its relation to devotional and liturgical lives in the faith community.
(24) Following the ceremony, the Virgin reads her psalter while Joseph leaves to prepare a home for the couple.
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).
It consists of four main parts: an introduction to the Psalms and medieval psalters by Helen Conrad O'Briain (15-22); an essay on psalter decoration (23-38) and another on the patronage and provenance of the thirteen psalters (39-49) by Laura Cleaver; and finally, a long catalogue entry for each of these manuscripts (51-96), done, I presume, by both authors together, although that is never stated.
The Greek terms Paul uses to speak of "psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs" are all used as titles for psalms in the Septuagint Greek translation of the Psalter. (3) In addition, many of the psalms make use of words and phrases drawn from Old Testament wisdom traditions.
Brueggemann's work is an interesting mix of academic theological diction and conversational prose; he trades between meditations on the doxology and "dialogical convenantalism" in the Psalter and relation of its lessons to today's concerns.
His close friend Father James Mackey is murdered while secretly taking a thousand year old Psalter out of the Vatican.
(3) None of these versions, however, closely followed the Hebrew text of the Psalter. (4)
But Luy said he only read the Holy Bible and Psalter "because it was in the chapel."
Father Marco Testa, a priest in the Archdiocese of Toronto, has recently published a beautiful 63-page pocketbook to pray the Rosary with, Our Lady's Psalter, The Rosary of the Mystery of Christ, which he, "lovingly dedicated to the Mother of the Redeemer, the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary." The author said he did this to make his own contribution to the upcoming Year of Faith proclaimed by Pope Benedict and beginning in October.
Martin Tel, senior editor of the newly-released “Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship” and C.F.