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The enduring influence of the Book of Psalms

1 September 2013

From monks to prisoners, exiles to slaves, medieval chants and gangster rap - the Old Testament Book of  Psalms has inspired people around the world, throughout the centuries and across religious divides. Scholars from around the world, recently come together to evaluate their importance at the Psalms Culture and the Politics of Translation at Queen Mary on 15-17 July 2013. The event was organised by our English lecturers Dr Ruth Ahnert, Dr Tamara Atkin. Listen to Dr Atkin and Dr Ahnert discuss the conference and the enduring appeal and influence of the psalms...

The history of Psalms and how they are still inspiring artists today [MP3 3.91 MB]

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Rupert Marquand
Public Relations Manager
Queen Mary University of London
email: r.marquand@qmul.ac.uk
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