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Lyrics of Lament: From Tragedy to Transformation

Lyrics of Lament: From Tragedy to Transformation (Paperback)

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Nancy C. Lee surveys what we can know of the history of lament in ancient Israel and its environment as well as the eclipse of the lament form in early Christianity. Lyrics of Lament also explores the surprising employment of lament forms in the contemporary world; In situations of distress, injustice, and despair, and commands specific practices for recovering lamentation as a resource for faith today.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityBiblesReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian & quasi-Christian cults & sects Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publication Date: 01/03/2010 ISBN-13: 9780800663018  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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