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Author Grossman, Jonathan, 1970-

Title Esther : the outer narrative and the hidden reading / Jonathan Grossman.

Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 255 pages).
Series Siphrut : literature and theology of the Hebrew scriptures ; 6
Siphrut ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The feast of Ahasuerus and the feast of Vashti (Esther 1) -- Esther is taken to the king (Esther 2) -- The attempted rebellion against the king (Esther 2:21-23) -- "Some time afterward" : the promotion of Haman (Esther 3:1-6) -- The casting of the lot (Esther 3:6-7) -- Did the king know of Haman's decree? (Esther 3:8-11) -- The secret turning point (Esther 4) -- Esther's plan (Esther 5:1-8) -- The gallows (Esther 5:9-14) -- Mordecai on horseback (Esther 6) -- Haman's advisers : fate versus Divine Providence (Esther 6:12-13) -- Esther's second party (Esther 6:14-7:10) -- Mordecai appointed over Haman's house, and Esther before the king again (Esther 8:1-8) -- Mordecai's letters (Esther 8:9-16) -- "Not one good thing was lacking" (Esther 8:17-9:4) -- Stages of the festival's acceptance (Esther 9:15-32) -- The greatness of the King and the greatness of Mordecai (Esther 10) -- Conclusion.
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Subject Bible. Esther -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Esther -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Esther.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Grossman, Jonathan, 1970- Esther. Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2011 (DLC) 2011036668
ISBN 9781575066585 (electronic bk.)
1575066580 (electronic bk.)
1575062216 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781575062211 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781575062211 (hardback alk. paper)