Ezra, Nehemiah, And Esther

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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 ...

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664255978
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Westminster Bible Companion Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 0.37 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos is Dora Pierce Professor of Bible and Professor of Old Testament at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Her publications include Reformed and Feminist and Reimagining God, both published by WJK.
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Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Ezra-Nehemiah 1
Introduction 3
1 A House in Jerusalem 16
2 Scribe of the Law of God 33
3 Reviving the Stones 49
4 Walking in God's Law 70
5 Reclaiming the House 87
Esther 99
Introduction 101
6 The Court of Ahasuerus 108
7 The Intercession of Esther 122
8 From Sorrow into Gladness 139
For Further Reading 147
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