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    Book Of Esther

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    The book of Esther is a narrative history. However, its author remains anonymous; many believe Mordecai, (Esther’s cousin and guardian), wrote it. The book was written around 470 B.C. in Persia. In 479 B.C., Esther became queen. The key characters in the book of Esther are Esther, Mordecai, King Ahasuerus (or Xerxes), and Haman. The purpose of the narrative is to demonstrate God’s love and sovereignty at all times and in all circumstances. It is a post-exile story about Jews who remained in Persia

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    The Book of Esther

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    The Book of Esther is about a Jewish queen of Persia who exposed a plot to destroy her people and thus saved all the Jews in that country from destruction (Esther 3:11). The purpose of The Book of Esther is to display the work of God. The Book of Esther records the feast of Purim and it commemorates the great deliverance of the Jewish nation. In the process of analyzing The Book of Esther, the journey into the three worlds will be used. Overall this paper will discuss the fall and rise of the Jewish

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    Book Of Esther

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    Description: The Book of Esther is a film retelling of the Book of Esther in the Bible. In this version, an orphaned Esther is cared for by her cousin Mordecai, a high ranking court member of King Xerxes of Persia. After the vain queen Vashti is banished, Mordecai’s nemesis Haman, proposes that the King’s advisors be allowed to submit candidates to be the king’s new bride, thinking that his own daughter is the only possibility. However, the other advisors too have suggestions, and Mordecai himself

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    Irony in the Book of Esther One must be particularly cautious when applying the techniques of contemporary literary scrutiny to any portion of the bible since the bible, as it is handed to us, is a mosaic of stories written, interpreted and edited by countless individuals over the course of thousands of years. It would therefore be unreasonable to apply the same standards of examination as it would to a literary work that was composed by a single person living during a particular time period

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    Texts: Esther 4:11-14 Esther was alive around 470 BC, the end of the Babylonian captivity. The book of Esther spans about ten years, between the first return from captivity led by Zarubbabel, and the second return led by Ezra. Many Jews chose to remain in Persia rather than return to Palestine. King Xerxes was a lively man of much emotion, his huge empire extended from Western India to Ethiopia to the edge of Greece. Overall the book of Esther reads like a good news or bad news story. For Esther

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    I was burning the mid night oil late last night. Not because I was working, watching movies or reading a good book. Not because I was up working on the mountain size pile of laundry sitting in the corner of my room that calls my name. I was on the phone with a friend. My friend was hurting. As my friend poured her heart out to me and ask questions I didn't really have answers to, as I sat there listening: I prayed. I prayed for my friend. That God would guide her and comfort her. I asked God

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    throughout this study of Esther 4. It is hard to put into words and describe what lit up in my head when it all made sense and came together. The book of Esther is about a brave girl who found the courage from God and from the people around her to rescue her people from destruction. The whole book shows God’s love and plans for the preservation of His people. He prepared Esther to believe and trust in Him at a critical moment where He could use her. Through this study of Esther I have learned that the

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    If the book of Esther could turn into a modern day movie the title could be called “Providence of Connection”. Why? Because it is shed’s light of how God’s chosen people were given retribution through Him by His divine protection from their enemies. The leading topic of Esther is deliverance of the Jews by Queen Esther. To describe Queen Esther let’s begin with her roots. She is a Jewish descendent whose cousin Mordecai raised her as his very own daughter. Her Jewish name was Hadassah. She was a

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    The book of Esther is full of mysteries that has grasped the attention of Biblical scholars and audiences throughout ages and still presents some challenges to the contemporary audiences. It is important to understand the purpose and theme of the book in order to better understand the text in its context. Many Christian scholars and audiences’ alike eisegesis the text instead of using exegesis therefore there have been many misconceptions regarding Esther. The book of Esther is a very important book

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    Xerxes Movie Analysis

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    treatments, Xerxes would choose his bride. In the film, however, Esther and the other selected are kidnapped from there home during the night this scene is slight heart wrenching as Ester is torn from the safety of her home and family. This scene also implies the idea that Xerxes and his officials are ruthless, violent men seeking to capture worthy candidates for their own gain. Identifying

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