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Praying the Psalms with the Early Christians - Ancient songs for Modern Hearts

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Catalog Code: 9781593251550

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Mike Aquilina and Christopher Bailey open a treasure chest of ancient Christian wisdom that will enrich your experience and appreciation of the psalms.  Gathered together in this book are reflections from some of the greatest saints of the early church on the psalms.  Each of the short chapters on selected psalms is designed to help you pray these beautiful and personal Old Testament songs - not just to read or recite them, but to make them part of your lives.  Each chapter features:

  • The complete text of the psalm in the Revised Standard Version translation.
  • A brief introduction that sets the psalm in context
  • "Words to remember" - a few lines to recall throughout the day.
  • Short reflections in modernized language from one or two great early Christian thinkers.
  • Questions to help you apply the words of the psalm and the ideas of the early Christian writers to your life.

Also included are brief biographies of the men and women quoted in the book.

Mike Aquilina is a noted Catholic Scripture scholar, apologist and author or editor of more than a dozen books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion. He is vice president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology based in Steubenville, Ohio. Mike is co-host, with Scott Hahn, of “The Lamb’s Supper” (2001), “Hail, Holy Queen” (2002), “First Comes Love” (2003), “Lord, Have Mercy” (2004), and “Swear to God” (2005) — all airing on EWTN. He also appears regularly as a panelist on "The Weekly Roman Observer," broadcast by Catholic Family Network.

Mike's career in publishing spans two decades, and hundreds of his articles have appeared in many periodicals and journals in the United States and abroad. He also runs the popular website Fathers of the Church dot com.

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