Esther and Ruth
Westminster John Knox Press, 1 בינו׳ 2003 - 94 עמודים
In classic Interpretation Bible Studies style, Patricia Tull leads the reader through a ten-session study of the entire Old Testament books of Esther, with its stories of faithfulness, courage, and survival, and the ethical questions posed by its ending, and Ruth, with its themes of community, loyalty, and friendship.
Interpretation Bible Studies (IBS) offers solid biblical content in a creative study format. Forged in the tradition of the celebrated Interpretation commentary series, IBS makes the same depth of biblical insight available in a dynamic, flexible, and user-friendly resource. Designed for adults and older youth, Interpretation Bible Studies can be used in small groups, in church school classes, in large group presentations, or in personal study.
תוצאות 1-5 מתוך 6
Because Esther begins, "This happened in the days of Ahasuerus," a Persian
emperor, Esther was placed by Christians after Ezra and Nehcmiah, which also
concern the Persian era. The three-part canon of Jewish scripture includes the ...
The story takes place in Susa, the capital city of the Persian Empire, during the
reign of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes in Greek tradition) in the early fifth century
B.C.E. Esther and her older cousin Mordecai are Jews living in Persia as a result
of the ...
Foremost of these is that during the time that this story identifies the queen of
Persia first as Vashti and then as Esther the Jew, both Persian and Greek records
show that the king was actually required to marry from one of seven Persian ...
Patricia K. Tull. court of an imperial ruler. The first episode confronts us with a
Persian domestic crisis erupting into a national emergency. We must read
carefully between the lines to discover the narrator's sympathies.
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