By Anne Duncan and Irene Rainey, 2002

Reclaiming Lament A Model for Engaging the Human Spirit in Journeying Toward Transformation, Healing and Justice Making  MTS Diac Min, St. Stephen’s College 2002

Lament is an ancient literary form through which our Hebrew ancestors expressed to God their distress about injustice and suffering. This research project demonstrates that lament is integral to healing and transformation as it engages the human spirit in an interactive, communal process. The model which emerges forms the basis for a theology and ministry of transformation and justice-making, as well as a compelling argument for reclaiming lament.