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Join Duane Garrett and Paul House as they examine two of the Bible’s most unusual and compelling books. They examine the textual history, historical context, literary structure, and authorship, of each book, providing extensive notes and bibliographic references.

also provides ways that this tradition may be effectively expanded, especially as they have been spelled out in this Introduction and in the commentary itself. First, paying attention to Lamentations may aid a heightened appreciation for the power and relevance of OT poetry, especially poetry that addresses harsh subject matter. OT studies have long benefited from careful, insightful analyses of Hebrew poetry. From Lowth’s seminal work in the eighteenth century (Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the
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