02-17-2021: A Prayer Primer

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Psalm 25
Edwin reads from the New Jerusalem Bible to convey something that often gets lost in translation. This psalm is an acrostic. Each verse starts with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet (though it is not perfect). This causes Andrew and Edwin to jump off into a discussion about mnemonic devices, learning tricks and tools. And further they discuss why an author would write a poem with this format.
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