Lamentations

Lamentations

*This post was originally published bilingually in English as well as Korean back in 2018. Now the post is separated in each language. For the Korean version, see this.

What is the matter?

Many Christians assume that the prophet Jeremiah wrote the book of Lamentations in the Hebrew Bible. But Hebrew Bible scholars came up with some ideas that significantly challenge such an assumption. Why have people been assuming that Jeremiah is the author of the book of Lamentations? And what is the evidence that Jeremiah is not the author of that book?

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애가

애가

*This post was originally published bilingually in English as well as Korean back in 2018. Now the post is separated in each language. For the English version, see this.

무엇이 문제인가?

애가는 흔히 ‘예레미야 애가‘라고 부른다. 애가를 선지자 예레미야가 썼다는 의미이다. 그러나 구약학계에서는 이러한 추측에 반하는 몇 가지 연구 결과를 내놓았다. 왜 애가는 예레미야 애가로 불리게 되었을까? 그리고 예레미야가 애가를 쓰지 않았다는 증거는 무엇일까?

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