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Lament : reclaiming practices in pulpit, pew, and public square

Author: Sally A Brown; Patrick D Miller
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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Lament, so prominent in the Christian canon, is neglected in the public worship and witness of most North American congregations. These essays by Princeton Theological Seminary faculty attest to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally A Brown; Patrick D Miller
ISBN: 0664227503 9780664227500
OCLC Number: 56111881
Description: xix, 167 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Reclaiming Lament in Christian Prayer and Proclamation: --
1. Recovering lamentation as a practice in the church / Nancy J. Duff --
2. Heaven's prisoners: the lament as Christian prayer / Patrick D. Miller --
3. When lament shapes the sermon / Sally A. Brown --
4. The shepherd's song: a sermon / Nancy Lammers Gross --
Part II. Loss and Lament, Human and Divine: --
5. The persistence of the wounds / C. Clifton Black --
6. Rending the curtain: lament as an act of vulnerable aggression / Robert C. Dykstra --
7. Nervous laughter: lament, death anxiety, and humor / Donald Capps --
8. Jesus' cry, God's cry, and ours / William Stacy Johnson --
9. May we trust God and (still) lament?: Can we lament and (still) trust God? / Ellen T. Charry --
Part III. Reclaiming the Public Voice of Lament: --
10. When feeling like a motherless child / Peter J. Paris --
11. Woes of captive women: from lament to defiance in times of war / Luis N. Rivera-Pagán --
12. 4 Ezra's lament: the anatomy of grief / Richard K. Fenn --
13. Breaking point: a sermon / Brian K. Blount --
Conclusion: --
14. Till God speaks light: devotional reflections on lamentation with verse / Charles L. Bartow.
Responsibility: edited by Sally A. Brown and Patrick D. Miller.

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