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Lectures on the Book of Esther

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Arranged as a series of 18 lectures, Thomas M’Crie provides chronological exposition of the text. Within his lectures, M’Crie explores authorship, historical context, and the progression of Israel’s exile.

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  • 18 lectures on Esther
  • Provides chronological exposition
  • Explores historical context
  • Title: Lectures on the Book of Esther
  • Author: Thomas M’Crie
  • Publisher: Robert Carter
  • Publication Date: 1838
  • Pages: 332

Andrew Melville (1545–1622) was a Scottish Reformer and minister in the Church of Scotland. He studied at the University of St. Andrews and then at the University of Paris and Poitiers. Political troubles in France led him to Geneva where Theodor Beza was instrumental in his appointment to the chair of humanity in the Academy of Geneva. He was noted for his knowledge of Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Aramaic, and Syriac. Melville was appointed as the principal of the University of Glasgow and was responsible for significantly shaping its curriculum. He was also influential in the development of the University of Aberdeen and was later made principle of St. Mary’s College at St. Andrews—helping them gain their reputation among scholars in continental Europe.


About Thomas M’Crie

Thomas M’Crie (1772–1835), DD, was a Scottish minister and historian. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh before studying under Archibald Bruce. M’Crie was ordained in 1796 and spent the rest of his life in ministry. He is also the author of The Life of John Knox, Lectures on the Book of Esther, The Early Years of John Calvin, and the two-volume Sketches of Scottish Church History in Classic Studies on the Scottish Church History (11 vols.).

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