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The Twenty-third Psalm (or Psalm 23)



A Psalm is a religious hymn or poem.  The term is associated with the Book of Psalms, a book in the Bible.  It is the best known and most beloved of all the Psalms that consists of six short verses.  It presents the Deity in two roles; shepherd and host.  Anonymous



LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Psalm 23
  •  23 Psalm



Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • BS535
  • BS491



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Gottcent, John H. The Bible: a Literary Study. 1986.

                   Call Number:  BS535 .G67 1986

  • Harmon, Nolan B (ed.).   The Interpreters’ Bible: Psalms, Proverbs. 1955.

                   Call Number:  BS491.2 .I55 v.4 1955

  •  Olshen, Barry N. (ed.).   Approaches to Teaching the Hebrew Bible as Literature in Translation. 1989.

                   Call Number:  BS535 .A6 1989



Reference Materials


  • Literary Criticism from 1400-1800 Call Number:  REF PN86 .L53

o   Vol. 24, pg. 4, 20, 53, 55, 76-77

o   Vol. 176, pg. 1-136

  • Poetry for StudentsCall Number:  REF PN1112 .P752

o   Vol. 4, pg. 102-114



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