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Coptic Orthodox Church
Bible as poetry
edited December 1969
i have a huge project in school and i need your help
it is about bible as peotry
so if anyone knows anything about this topic please tell me because it is the biggest project in the class
Definition of Poetry from dictionary.com
the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts.
well the Psalms are poetry but your goig to have to go back to the original hebrew inorder to understand the poetic devices
there are some good books by CH Spurgeon on this topic one is the Treasury of David which is a comentary on the Psalms and the other that may be of help (and is much shorter) is the Golden Alphabet
i know Spurgeon is prodestant but he is a good Theologian
well this project is for school so i really don't care if he is orthodox or not as long as i write a lot.
and thank u for the defintion. i will use it in my intro.