This is the first in this series of specialised reference works, each addressing a specific subfield within biblical studies. Books of the Bible is in depth, with articles on all of the canonical books, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important noncanonical texts and some thematic essays.allows for confession, which is often associated with motivating God to forgive and restore the people. ... The lament genres in the five chapters of Lamen- tations also exhibit acrostic structures (see below); chapters one, two, three, and four of ... The poetry of Lamentations uses traditional imagery and metaphors typical of laments (both dirges and prayers), yet in more ... Imagery in Lamentations repeatedly returns to the suffering of innocent children; its graphic quality is suggestive ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible|