LAMENTATIONS (OLD TESTAMENT LIBRARY)(Commentary by Adele Berlin)($39.95)*

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The Old Testament Library provides an authoritative treatment of every major and important aspect of the Old Testament. This commentary on Lamentations offers a fresh translation, discussing questions of historical background and literary architecture before providing a theologically sensitive exposition of the text. Adele Berlin is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Maryland. She has served on the editorial boards for the Journal of Biblical Literature, Semeia, Hebrew Annual Review, Journal of the Ancient Near East Society, Hebrew Studies, and Jewish Quarterly Review. Her previous publications include Dynamics of Biblical Parallelism (Indiana UP); Biblical Poetry through Medieval Jewish Eyes (Indiana UP); Poetics and the Interpretation of Biblical Narrative (Eisenbrauns); "Zephaniah," Anchor Bible (Doubleday); and Religion and Politics (U of Maryland).

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