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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

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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