Lament, so prominent in the Christian canon, is neglected in the public worship and witness of most North American congregations. These essays by Princeton Theological Seminary faculty attest to the diverse ways in which lament is understood and practiced, and invite their recovery in all elements of the church's ministry.
Worship(Vol. 80, No. 2, March 2006)"Without exception the essays in this book are powerful and perceptive....This book is an excellent resource for preachers and teachers;it can also lead to profound prayer in the name ofall who suffer."--Irene Nowell, O.S.B., Mt. St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas