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Religions 2016, 7(9), 115;

Psalms 111–112: Big Story, Little Story

Old Testament, Covenant Theological Seminary, 12330 Conway Road, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
Academic Editors: Katharine J. Dell and Arthur J. Keefer
Received: 10 May 2016 / Revised: 9 August 2016 / Accepted: 11 August 2016 / Published: 5 September 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World)
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This study argues that the juxtaposition of Psalms 111–112 offers wisdom for life. Psalm 111, in stressing God’s mighty deeds of redemption for his people, focuses on the “big story” for the whole people; Psalm 112, in stressing “wisdom,” encourages each member of God’s people in a day-to-day walk, a “little story,” that contributes to the big story of the whole people. View Full-Text
Keywords: Proverbs; Psalms; Wisdom; story; community Proverbs; Psalms; Wisdom; story; community
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