According to this well-known author, today's readers find much that is familiar in Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther, including the message of God's faithfulness in the face of prejudice, sexism, and patriarchy. Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.Many of us probably remember Esther and know the book named for her, at least in general outline. The trouble with a ... In addition, Esther is in many ways a difficult book that raises some questions for which there are no easy answersanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther|
|Author||:||Johanna W. H. Van Wijk-Bos|
|Publisher||:||Westminster John Knox Press - 1998-01-01|