A time for sorrow : recovering the practice of lament in the life of the church /
"In a church era dominated by positive thinking and slick, upbeat "worship," even mentioning the word lamentation is apt to cause a dismissive, disinterested shrug. But Christians still suffer, and this suffering is left mute when the church fails to integrate biblical lament in conte...
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction: Why lament matters / Sean M. McDonough, Scott Harrower
- Lament as a prayer of faith / Lindsay Wilson
- Lament in the book of Ezekiel : its purpose and function / Donna Petter
- Lament among Evangelicals : historical reflections on pastoral practice / Rhys S. Bezzant
- Lament in the New Testament / Sean M. McDonough
- God the Trinity and Christian care for those who lament / Scott Harrower
- "There is a balm in Gilead" : a call to lament together / Emmett G. Price, III.