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Mourning in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

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Mourning in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible - Pham, Xuan Huong Thi
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Commentators are often disturbed by the presence of various speakers in the three poems of Lamentations 1 and 2, and Isaiah 51.9-52.2, the change of speakers being thought to disrupt the flow of ideas. This study shows that a close reading of all three poems in the light of their mourning ceremony setting displays a clear and consistent flow of thought. Purported cases of 'disruption' now fit into their present context as moments in which different mourners voice their pains and their questions aloud, and bring their ...

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Mourning in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible 2000, Continnuum-3PL, New York

ISBN-13: 9781841270296

Hardcover