Item description for OTL-Lamentations (Old Testament Library) by Berlin & Adele Berlin...
Overview The Old Testament Library provides an authoritative treatment of every major and important aspect of the Old Testament. This commentary on Lamentations offers a fresh translation, discussing questions of historical background and literary architecture before providing a theologically sensitive exposition of the text. Adele Berlin is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Maryland. She has served on the editorial boards for the Journal of Biblical Literature, Semeia, Hebrew Annual Review, Journal of the Ancient Near East Society, Hebrew Studies, and Jewish Quarterly Review.
In this accessible volume, Adele Berlin explicates the five poems of Lamentations and builds a convincing case for Lamentations' immense power to address violence and grief.
The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Old Testament Library
ISBN 0664229743 ISBN13 9780664229740