6 edition of Rachel Weeping found in the catalog.
July 7, 2007
by Liturgical Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||174|
weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more" (Matt. ). This Christmas you will almost certainly not hear a sermon preached on the passage above, but you should. The problem is that we don't see the Old Testament in its full redemptive, historical context. weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more” (Matt. ). This Christmas you will almost certainly not hear a sermon preached on the passage above, but you should.
The Weeping of Rachel Matthew ,18 Klaas Schilder (translated by Stuart Jones) Christmas is the festival of the revolution. Rather, it is that of the divine revolution. The old is past. All is new. The old relationships are altered. The rich are sent away empty, but the poor are filled with good things. All is revolution. A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more (Jeremiah NIV).  Rachel – the ancestress of the three tribes, Ephraim, Manasseh, and Benjamin  – had so desired children that she considered herself dead without them (Genesis ).
At Jeremiah , we read: “This is what Jehovah says: ‘A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping: Rachel is weeping over her has refused to be comforted over her sons, because they are no more.’” Rachel’s two sons did not die before she did. Consequently, what Jeremiah recorded 1, years after Rachel’s death might seem to be inaccurate. The weeping prophet Jeremiah witnesses ever so powerfully to all generations of injustice and bigotry. A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children. Jesus is safe for the time being, but other children, innocent children, die, and Rachel continues to weep.
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Rachel Weeping is a contemporary drama that explores the theme of motherhood, loss and forgiveness through the experience of three victims of a horrible accident.
This job was money. It was the roof over her head/5. Rachel Weeping is a contemporary drama that explores the theme of motherhood, loss and forgiveness through the experience of three victims of a horrible accident. This job was money. It was the roof over her head.5/5(4).
In Rachel Weeping, Fred Strickert takes the reader on a journey into the nature and significance of Rachel's story and the story of her tomb. With meticulous scholarship and a clear sense of how the monument fits into the current history of the Middle East, Strickert tells the story of Rachel, the woman on the by: 3.
Rachel Weeping book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Rachel is weeping over these children. And, amazingly enough, the name given to the hill overlooking Bethlehem where these children were murdered is Ramat Rachel—the Heights of Rachel.
The people, who named it that, made no connection to Matthew’s narrative, as they were Jews—not believers in the New Testament, and probably not very religious. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, because they are no more.” Berean Study Bible This is what the LORD says: “A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children, and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.” New American Standard Bible.
“a voice was heard in ramah, weeping and great mourning, rachel weeping for her children; and she refused to be comforted, because they were no more.” King James Bible In Ramah was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
The prophet pictures Rachel as weeping over the fate of the Hebrew exiles. In the New Testament, Matthew applies Jeremiah’s words to the weeping in Bethlehem when Herod massacred the children there after the birth of Christ (Matthew –18).
In Genesis, Rachel dies giving birth while on the road to Bethlehem. In the midst of her suffering, the midwife tries to comfort her with the news that she is having another son.
In this way, her child is both her cause of weeping and her hope for the future. In Jeremiah's day, Rachel weeps over her children once more, this time because they. After the revision of the oracles in light of the destruction of Judah and the exile of the Judahites to Babylon, Rachel’s weeping no longer refers to only her “sons” the Rachel tribes, but to all Israel and Judah, who would return to YHWH and Jerusalem following the Babylonian Exile.
| Prof. Marvin A. Sweeney. Rachel is weeping for her children, 14th-century fresco from Marko's Monastery. Mordecai, the hero of the Book of Esther, and Queen Esther herself, Born: Paddan Aram.
Rachel Weeping: Jews, Christians, and Muslims at the Fortress Tomb Strickert, Fred Published by Liturgical Pr, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. Rachel Weeping is a contemporary drama that explores the theme of motherhood, loss and forgiveness through the experience of three victims of a horrible accident.
This job was money. It was the roof over her head. It was what kept her parents alive and what allowed her to remain in South Author: Brett Michael Innes. Jeremiah | View whole chapter | See verse in context Thus saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping; Rahel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not.
Genesis | View whole chapter | See verse in context And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister. Rachel, the wife of Jacob, died in connection with the birth of her child, Benjamin.
Centuries later the apostle Matthew refers to Rachel as "weeping for her children." This was in connection with Herod's murder of the male babies in the region of Bethlehem.
What was the connection. Let us explore this issue. Rachel Weeping comes at a time when xenophobia and the plight of foreign nationals are dominating headlines.
Innes explains this is pure coincidence, but the timing is fitting. The book skilfully traces the chasm between South African and ‘foreigner’, between wealth and poverty, between black and white. Rachel, the wife of Jacob in Genesis, is here symbolized as the “national mother,” disconsolate, watching as her children, vulnerable and defenseless, are plundered and pillaged and then taken a thousand miles away to Babylon.
His book, "Rachel Weeping: The Case Against Abortion," was published in and won a Christopher Award, which is given to promote works that "affirm the highest values of the human spirit."Author: Margaret Fosmoe South Bend Tribune.
This past Sunday, I talked about how Matthew saw the slaughter of the innocents as the fulfillment of Jeremiah's imagery of Rachel weeping at Ramah. The subject of Sunday's lesson was all too painfully illustrated by the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, and I hesitate to discuss it for that reason.
It’s Rachel weeping for her children, Rachel refusing all solace. Her children are gone, gone—long gone into exile.” But God says, “Stop your incessant weeping, hold back your tears. Then Rachel will come out upon her grave and weep and plead for mercy for them, as it is written (Jeremiah –16): ‘A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping: Rachel is weeping for her children and refuses to be comforted for her children, because they are away.
And G‑d will answer her: Restrain your voice from weeping Author: Simon Jacobson. A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more (Jeremiah )* As the beloved wife of Israel’s patriarch Jacob, Rachel holds a special place in the hearts of the Jewish people.
Christians honor her as one of the great matriarchs of Jesus’ lineage.The prophet Jeremiah figuratively describes a weeping Rachael when the residents of Judah (which contained a large element of tribal Benjamin) are gathered at Ramah by the Babylonian army and deported to Babylon.