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Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries Esther

  • By Linda M. Day
  • By Linda M. Day
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The Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on the books of the Old Testament for the use of theological students and pastors. The commentaries are also useful for upper-level college or university students and for those responsible for teaching in congregational settings. In addition to providing basic information and insights into the Old Testament writings, these commentaries exemplify the tasks and procedures of careful interpretation, to assist students of the Old Testament in coming to an informed and critical engagement with the biblical texts themselves.

In this commentary, Day addresses both perennial and contemporary concerns pertinent to the book of Esther. Attention is given to literary, linguistic, and thematic features of the biblical text. Day considers the book of Esther with an eye to concerns of gender and ethnicity, as well as the theological concerns raised by divine absence in the story.

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 The Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on the books of the Old Testament for the use of theological students and pastors.  The commentaries are also useful for upper-level college or university students and for those responsible for teaching in congregational settings.  In addition to providing basic information and insights into the Old Testament writings, these commentaries exemplify the tasks and procedures of careful interpretation, to assist students of the Old Testament in coming to an informed and critical engagement with the biblical texts themselves.

In this commentary, Day addresses both perennial and contemporary concerns pertinent to the book of Esther.  Attention is given to literary, linguistic, and thematic features of the biblical text.  Day considers the book of Esther with an eye to concerns of gender and ethnicity, as well as the theological concerns raised by divine absence in the story.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780687497928
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Binding Type: Adhesive - Perfect Binding
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780687497928
    • ISBN 10: 0687497922
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2005
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Linda M. Day
    • Page Count: 177
    • Width: 6.60 inches
    • Height: 0.57 inches
    • Length: 8.98 inches
    • Weight: 0.66 pounds
    • SKU: 9781426760068
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781426760068
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2005
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Linda M. Day
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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