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The story is a familiar one, made popular by Sunday School teachers, novels, and movies: her people threatened with extinction, Queen Esther must summon the courage to approach the Persian King Xerxes in order to save the Jews. But what is the real message of Esther? In this commentary, Anthony Tomasino closely examines the Hebrew text to explore the motifs of feasting, sovereignty, assertiveness, and reversal in the book of Esther. He also explores its connection with the celebration of Purim, the theme of the invincibility of the Jews, and the conspicuous absence of any mention of God.
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- Academic and evangelical commentary on Esther
- Cutting-edge evangelical research
- Title: Esther: Evangelical Exegetical Commentary
- Author: Anthony J. Tomasino
- Editor: H. Wayne House
- Series: Evangelical Exegetical Commentary
- Publisher: Lexham Press
- Publication Date: 2013
- Pages: 364
About Anthony J. Tomasino
Anthony J. Tomasino is director of the Biblical Studies Program and associate professor of Bible, Old Testament, and Hebrew at Bethel College. He is the author of Written Upon the Heart: The Ten Commandments for Today’s Christian and Judaism before Jesus: The Events and Ideas that Shaped the New Testament World.