Oesterley’s Commentary on the Psalms

Today’s free book is W.O.E. Oesterley’s translation and text-critical notes on the Psalms. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

William Oscar Emil Oesterley [1866–1950], The Psalms. Translated with Text-Critical Notes. London: SPCK, 1955. Hbk. pp.599. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Note
  • Abbreviations
  • Selected Bibliography
  1. The Origin and Growth ofthe Psalter
  2. The Classification of the Psalms
  3. The Titles of the Psalms
  4. The Forms of Hebrew Poetry
  5. Text and Versions
  6. The Psalms and the Literatures of the Ancient Near East
  7. The Kingship of og Yahweh
  8. Saints and Sinners in the Psalms
  9. The Question of Maccabæan Psalms
  10. The Theology and the Religious Teaching of the Psalms
  11. The Psalms and the New Testament
  12. The Psalms in the Jewish Church
  13. The Psalms in the Christian Church
  14. The History of the Exegesis of the Psalms
  • Commentary
  • Index

Image credit: St. Florian’s psalter, 14th or 15th century, Polish translation. Source: Wikipedia


Recent Posts

Digitisation of The Review and Expositor (1904-1928)

For some time I have been wanting to digitise and make available, free of charge,…

2 weeks ago

New College Library, Edinburgh University

The Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries held their Spring Conference in Edinburgh at…

4 weeks ago

Just published: Unity in the Book of Isaiah, edited by Rossi, Irudayaraj & Hens-Piazza

I have always been fascinated by the arguments for and against the unity of the…

1 month ago

Rutherford Centre for Reformed Theology – Final Newsletter

Rutherford Centre for Reformed Theology is closing and merging with the Highland Theological College (pictured…

2 months ago

Gospel of Matthew – H.U. Weitbrecht – Indian Church Commentary

Today's free book is Herbert Udny Weitbrecht's commentary on the Gospel of Matthew, part of…

3 months ago

Theology on the Web New Year 2024 Update

One of the advantages of working for an educational institution is that you do get…

3 months ago