Desolate Land/Desolate People in Jeremiah and Lamentations

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    Within this article I argue that the community
    who survived the destruction of Jerusalem experienced solastalgia due to
    the decimation of both the city and its environs. As an effective tool in
    the geopolitical power dynamics of ancient war, the destruction of place,
    both urban and rural, was used as a means of gaining and maintaining
    submission of the conquered peoples.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEcological Aspects of War
    Subtitle of host publicationEngagements with Biblical Texts
    EditorsAnne Elvey, Keith Dyer, Deborah Guest
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherBloomsbury T&T Clark
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Electronic)9780567676405 (epdf), 9780567676429 (epub)
    ISBN (Print)9780567676399 (hbk), 9780567686879 (pbk)
    Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2017


    • Jeremiah
    • Lamentation
    • Ecotheology
    • Warfare
    • Bible
    • Trauma
    • Solastalgia


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