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Author: F W Dobbs-Allsopp
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : John Knox Press, [2012] ©2002
Series: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C., which led to the exile of the people of Israel, drastically changed the community's life. In the midst of this darkness, the five poems collected as the biblical book of Lamentations emerged as a life-embracing work. This sophisticated yet accessible commentary now makes the message of Lamentations come alive for Christian existence today. The distinctiveness of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F W Dobbs-Allsopp
ISBN: 9781611646863 1611646863
OCLC Number: 1127544788
Notes: Originally published in hardback in the United States by John Knox Press ©2002.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 159 pages)
Contents: POEM 1. No Comfort Lamentations 1 --
POEM 2. Day of Anger Lamentations 2 --
POEM 3. Everyman Lamentations 3 --
POEM 4. Unlimited Suffering Lamentations 4 --
POEM 5. Closing Prayer Lamentations 5.
Series Title: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Responsibility: F.W. Dobbs-Allsopp.


In the face of suffering, agony, and the brutal realities of life; in the midst of divine silence and human pain, the Lamentations poems speak of faith and trust in God. This sophisticated yet  Read more...


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