Modern Cloister: How to Use The Psalms

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Part two of the Modern Cloister series on the Psalms is out (you can find info on Part 1 – a Guide to Using the Psalms – here, or listen in the player below). In it, we discuss using the Psalms for praying, reading, and singing, both privately and corporately. We take a look a reading plans, various ‘divine hours’ in which Psalms are incorporated (including medieval monks who read the whole book once a week), how to use Psalms as prayers and in learning how to pray, and finally, Mrs. MMT teaches you had to sing the Psalms. 

I’ve reviewed two of the best books out there (that aren’t commentaries) on the Psalms – How to Read the Psalms & Learning to Love the Psalms – if you are interested in reading more. 

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Studying The Bible: Commentaries Modern Cloister

In this episode, we discuss Commentaries, including their importance and history, the different types and focuses, and recommendations for what to look for and consider when getting one – especially for those who are new to the world of commentaries. This is the 3rd episode in our series on studying the Bible. Listen to the 1st here –> Studying The Bible: Translations Listen to the 2nd here –> Studying The Bible: Study Bibles ** If you're new to the Modern Cloister, check out our other series via the links below and listen to our introductory episode (Welcome to the Modern Cloister) to learn all about the "why" behind our podcast. A History of Christian Community The Decline of Community The Future of Community The Impact of COVID-19 on Community A Guide to Understanding the Psalms How To Use The Psalms Praise and Thanksgiving In The Psalms Lament and Confession In The Psalms Confidence and Remembrance In The Psalms Wisdom and Kingship In The Psalms Remember to rate, review and subscribe to be the first to get our newest episodes! And connect with us to share your thoughts and feedback at moderncloister@gmail.com. 
  1. Studying The Bible: Commentaries
  2. Studying The Bible: Study Bibles
  3. Studying The Bible: Translations
  4. An Update From Us + Our Favorite Books of 2021
  5. Wisdom and Kingship In The Psalms