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.
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Designed for ease and flexibility of use for either personal or group study, IBS
helps readers not only to learn about the history and theology of the Bible,
understand the sometimes difficult language of biblical passages, and marvel at
If readers are tempted both to laugh and cry as Esther unfolds, they are following
the author's lead. As Carol Bechtel says of the story's dark humor, "We not only
laugh until we cry; we laugh so that we will not cry" (Bechtel, 26). The dangers in
The story opens with two sentences setting the events, as it were, long ago and
far away, and yet suggesting that readers should recognize immediately the
personage in command: "This happened in the days of Ahasuerus, the same ...
Sharp distinctions between the lavish description of Ahasuerus's two parties and
the pointed lack of description accompanying the announcement of Queen
Vashti's parry may also be lost on readers who take for granted men's greater
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