The genre of lamentations
over the destruction of cities and temples is very specific to the region of the Near East.
This book is an excellent tool offering a concise overview of the otherwise complicated issues of ancient lamentations
Likewise the poetry of Lamentations
gives voice to those who were rendered voiceless in the vortex of violence.
The practice of lamentations
for the destruction of "house and hearth" in Luxor reveals definitively that some women still consider funerary lament the appropriate mode for the expression of grief and calamity in Luxor, despite the voices of those clamoring for its abolition.
does concern itself with grief and loss, it is difficult to conceive of Donne's English poem as a personal expression of grief for the loss of his wife.
As with the theme of the city's personification, Lamentations
does not merely appropriate the prophetic Day of Yahweh; it also qualifies its meaning.
The religious spirit of Lamentations
penetrates Night paradoxically slighted by secular doubt; Moshe the Beadle, the Talmud scholar, appears as a prophet of catastrophe.
John Hull, professor of Practical Theology at the Edgbaston college, who spearheaded the event, said: "Our society today has lost the habit of lamentation
- I think the last display of this was when Princess Diana died.
The Tallis Scholars sing Palestrina: Two motets, four masses, Lamentations
(2 CDs) The Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips (Gimell CDGIM 204) pounds 12.
I think people will be tuned into his life, rather than lamentations
of his death.
Sawer joins these ranks with a timely reminder of what was, though some may disagree with her lamentations
3 v22/23 gives notice of this: ``Because of the Lord's great love, we are not consumed for his compassions never fail.