Did you know the book of Psalms is the Old Testament book most often quoted in the New Testament? And its quotations can be found in global literature, everywhere from poetry to television scripts to government speeches. Why is this scriptural book so popular?
Bible Gateway interviewed Sandra L. Richter (@sandralynrichter), author of The Epic of Eden Book of Psalms Video Study: An Ancient Challenge to Get Serious About Your Prayer and Worship (Zondervan, 2021).
Please explain what The Epic of Eden series is.
Dr. Sandra L. Richter: The idea for The Epic of Eden curriculum series was birthed in a late-night conversation in a friend’s kitchen. I was in my first post at Asbury Theological Seminary and had just published, The Epic of Eden: A Christian Entry into the Old Testament(IVP 2008). I had also developed a weekend intensive for churches and conferences that got folks through the material in about eight hours of face time. …