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"Reading the Bible: Genesis to Revelation"--2 Kings, Lamentations, Habakkuk

Babylonian Conquest and Exile

[2 Kings, Lamentations, Habakkuk] In 587 BC, the Babylonians destroyed Jerusalem. Explore the trauma of this cataclysmic moment through three biblical books:  2 Kings, which tries to explain the events of the loss of Jerusalem; Lamentations, which gives voice to the anger and grief of exile; and Habakkuk, which helps us come to terms with life’s unanswered questions.