Item description for Lamentations: Second Revised Edition (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries) by Delbert R. Hillers...
The poetry found in the Book of Lamentations is an eloquent expression of one man's, and one nation's, despair. The poet is deep in mourning as a result of the fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians in the 6th century BCE. He looks to Israel's own sins to explain the catastrophe and wonders if God has abandoned his people.
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Studio: Yale University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.62" Width: 6.51" Height: 0.73" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Mar 7, 1972
Publisher Yale University Press
ISBN 0300139470 ISBN13 9780300139471
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More About Delbert R. Hillers
Delbert R. Hillers is W.W. Spence Professor of Semitic Languages and Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Delbert R. Hillers has published or released items in the following series...
Hermeneia: A Critical & Historical Commentary on the Bible