The proceedings of a symposium entitled Esther 2000 held in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, in April 2000, this book contains a collection of essays that engage all aspects of the biblical book of Esther. From questions of textual criticism to the history of rabbinic interpretation, to speculation on the modern form of commentary, this collection is sure to contain something for everyone interested in the book of Esther. Contributors include such well-known Esther scholars as Michael Fox, David Clines, Carey Moore, and many others.
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- Preface by Leonard J. Greenspoon
- Bibliographical references and indexes
Praise for the Print Edition
The work is neatly arranged into categories and sections covering similar themes, and gives the reader a very good impression of many aspects of research into the book of Esther. For anyone interested on the study of the book of Esther, this is an excellent collection.
—Reviews in Religion and Theology
The entire collection attests to the richness of the story of Esther and to its timeliness in today’s world, as many people wrestle with questions of identity and faithfulness in the midst of alienation and assimilation.
—The Catholic Biblical Quarterly
- Title: Book of Esther in Modern Research
- Editors: Leonard J. Greenspoon and Sidnie White Crawford
- Publisher: T & T Clark
- Publication Date: 2003
- Pages: 370
About the Authors
Leonard J. Greenspoon is holder of the Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization at Creighton University.
Sidnie White Crawford is a professor of Hebrew bible and the chair of the classics and religious studies department at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.