Lamentations Through the Centuries (Innbundet)

Serie: Wiley Blackwell Bible Commentaries 



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 232
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780631219781
Omtale Lamentations Through the Centuries
Covering a rich landscape of literary, theological and cultural creativity, the authors explore the astonishing variety of interpretations inspired by
Lamentations, one of the shortest books in the Bible.
Features a wealth of reactions covering two and a half millennia to this ancient text's influential and unflinching account of the devastation wreaked by warExplores a kaleidoscope of examples ranging from the Dead Sea Scrolls; Yehudah Halevy; John Calvin; and composer, Thomas Tallis; through to the startling interpretations of Marc Chagall; contemporary novelist, Cynthia Ozick; and Zimbabwean junk sculptureDeploys "reception exegesis", a new genre of commentary that creatively blends reception history and biblical exegesisOffers sensitive treatment of challenging theological and psychological responses to one of the most disturbing books of the Hebrew BibleWidely relevant, with nuanced reflections both religious and secular on human suffering and the disasters of war

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