Why?... How Long?: Studies on Voice(s) of Lamentation Rooted in Biblical Hebrew Poetry

Why?... How Long?: Studies on Voice(s) of Lamentation Rooted in Biblical Hebrew Poetry


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ISBN-13: 9780567663733
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/21/2015
Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies , #552
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Carol J. Dempsey, OP, is Professor of Theology (Biblical Studies/Old Testament) at the University of Portland, USA.

LeAnn Snow Flesher is an ordained minister with the American Baptist Churches, USA, and Professor of Old Testament and Academic Dean at the American Baptist Seminary of the West, USA.

Mark J. Boda is Professor of Old Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Canada.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
LeAnn Snow Flesher and Carol J. Dempsey
List of Contributors
Part I
Hear this Word that I Take up over You in Lamentation (Amos 5:1): Lamentation Themes in the Book of Amos
Jason H. Radine, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

A Study of the References to BaT'-'ammi in Jer 8:18-23: A Gendered Lamentation
Ahida Calderón Pilarski, Saint Anselm College

Micah 1:1-16 and 7:1-10: A Poet's Cry of the Heart in the midst of Tragic Vision
Carol J. Dempsey, University of Portland

My God ...Why? Questioning the Action and Inaction of YHWH in the Psalms
Andrew Davies

Boxed by the Orthodox: The Function of Lamentations 3:22-39 in the Message of the Book
Walter C. Bouzard

"Uttering Precious Rather than Worthless Words": Divine Patience and Impatience with Lament in Isaiah and Jeremiah
Mark J. Boda, McMaster University

A Critique Against God?: Reading Psalm 80 in the Context of Vindication
Hee Suk Kim, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

One Good "Turn" Deserves Another? Rhetorical Strategy in Joel 2:12-17
Joel Barker

Tricksters and Martyrs: Reading Daniel 9 as Lament within the Context of the Entire Book
LeAnn Snow Flesher, American Baptist Seminary of the West/Graduate Theological Union

Can the Unrighteous Lament? Lament Speech and Reconciliation
Elna K. Solvang, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

The Poetic Beauty of Grief in Lamentations
Victoria Hoffer, Yale University

Index of References
Index of Authors

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