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Esther: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching)

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The biblical queen Esther is one of Scripture's most fascinating persons, and the drama of the book bearing her name is clearly captured in this superb commentary. Carol Bechtel expertly explores the historical settings, literary structures, and theological themes that emerge in the book of Esther.

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Paperback, 112 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by Westminster John Knox Press
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C.H.E. Sadaphal
Oct 23, 2015 C.H.E. Sadaphal rated it liked it
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A fair commentary that shines a light on the story of Esther, but leaves many theological questions unanswered.

I do not think Esther Interpretation is a bad commentary. It does provide insightful historical and contextual information that will help all readers visualize the story behind the story. The only problem is that where the book has decided to focus its attention, it subsequently neglects to extract key theological meaning to the detriment of teachers and preachers (like me).

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