The Wonderful Story of Esther (with Devon Phillips, James Bejon, and Steven Wedgeworth)

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:

Steven Wedgeworth
Sermons on Esther

Devon Phillips
A Meditation on Purim
Twitter thread on Esther

James Bejon
Esther and Agag
Esther: A Literary Analysis
Esther: Mechanics and Messianics

Alastair Roberts
Unraveling the Mysteries of the Book of Esther

Videos
AlephBeta Purim videos (especially those with Rabbi David Fohrman)
Bible Project: Esther Overview

Articles
Sandra Teplinsky, ‘Purim 2016 and Easter Week: Prophetic Parallels’
James Jordan, Biblical Horizons newsletter series on Esther (November 2009 to June 2013)

Audio
James Jordan, Witness or Perish
James Jordan, Themes in Esther

Commentaries
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]

Pick Your Poison: What Does it Mean to Vote?

Susannah Black, Steven Wedgeworth, and Miles Smith join me for a wide-ranging discussion of the subject of how Christians should regard voting and the ethical significance of casting a vote.

The following are some articles that we reference, or that are relevant to our conversation:

‘Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin’, John Piper
‘A Consequentialist Theory of Voting’, Stephen Wolfe
‘Evangelicalism After Trump: Now is the time to escape from the GOP’, Steven Wedgeworth
‘How Should A Christian Vote?’, Steven Wedgeworth and Peter Escalante