Providing both historical background and cultural context, Paulus Cassel exegetically examines the text in order to provide practical explanation and elucidation. Offering clarification on semantic expression, Cassel explores the homiletic application of the text.
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- Provides historical background and cultural context
- Offers practical explanation
- Explores the homiletic application of the text
Praise for the Print Edition
This commentary is rich in materials gathered from ancient books, modern discoveries, the writings of travelers, philological science, and every other source of information likely to elucidate the instructuve book of which it treats. We know of no better commentary on the Book of Esther than this scholarly work.
- Title: An Explanatory Commentary on Esther
- Author: Paulus Cassel
- Publisher: T&T Clark
- Publication Date: 1888
- Pages: 412
About Paulus Cassel
Paulus Cassel (1821–1890) was educated at the University of Schweidnitz, before becoming the editor of Erfurter Zeitung. Cassel was later elected to the Prussian Parliament in 1866. Cassel eventually used his political influence to become a widely renowned missionary and preacher.