Item description for Esther (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Debra Reid...
Overview The book of Esther describes how an impending crisis of genocide was averted through the bravery of Esther, the wisdom of her stepfather and the unity of the Jewish people. Debra Reid's excellent new volume is designed to help the reader of Esther fully understand this fascinating story and discern what it means for life today. Replaces previous Esther volume #262.
Publishers Description The place: Persia. The time: fifth-century BC. The Jews were threatened with genocide. A decree ordered the extermination of young and old, women and children. The book of Esther describes how this crisis was averted through the bravery of Esther, the wisdom of Mordecai and the unity of the Jewish people. Debra Reid's approachable commentary helps us see even more clearly in the book of Esther the God who quietly --and sometimes unexpectedly-- works behind the scenes to order the events of our lives. This completely new volume replaces the previous editon of Esther in the Tyndale Commentary series written by Joyce Baldwin.
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Studio: IVP Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.31" Width: 6.15" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Apr 13, 2008
Publisher IVP-InterVarsity Press
Series Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries
ISBN 0830842136 ISBN13 9780830842131
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More About Debra Reid
Martin Manser has edited a number of Bible books, including the "Collins Gem Bible AZ," "Illustrated Family Bible Stories," "NRSV Cross Reference Edition of the Bible," " The Quotable Bible," and "The Ultimate Bible Facts& Quiz." Debra Reidis the author of "Ruth" and "Esther" and "Psalms 73150" in the Crossway Bible Guides."
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A comprehensive guide to understanding the Bible and what it means Jul 10, 2008
A comprehensive guide to understanding the Bible and what it means, "Esther: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries" offers readers a complete examination of each biblical text's authorship, date of creation, setting, and what it was meant to do. A comprehensive analysis enhanced with further notes and opinionated commentaries, "Esther: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries" is highly recommended for community library religious collections.