Steven Wedgeworth is currently preaching through the book of Esther and invited me, Devon Phillips, and James Bejon to join him for a discussion of the book, hosted on my podcast.
Within this conversation we reference several treatments of the book. Here are a few:
Sermons on Esther
Unraveling the Mysteries of the Book of Esther
Sandra Teplinsky, ‘Purim 2016 and Easter Week: Prophetic Parallels’
James Jordan, Biblical Horizons newsletter series on Esther (November 2009 to June 2013)
Rabbi David Fohrman, The Queen You Thought You Knew
Jon Levenson, Esther [Old Testament Library]
Adele Berlin, Esther [JPS Bible Commentary]
Yoram Hazony, God and Politics in Esther
Michael V. Fox, Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther
Anthony Tomasino, Esther [Evangelical Exegetical Commentary]
Is there an ironic twist in Herod’s niece getting John the Baptist beheaded? An upside down protoevangelium?
Today’s video is on the subject of the book of Esther, exploring some of the insights of Rabbi David Fohrman’s superb little book, The Queen You Thought You Knew, which I read over the weekend.