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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther: Based on the New International Version (New International Biblical Commentary, 9)

Allen, Leslie C.

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ISBN 10: 1565635930 / ISBN 13: 9781565635937
Published by Hendrickson Pub 2003-07-01, 2003
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Title: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther: Based on the New ...

Publisher: Hendrickson Pub 2003-07-01

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Ezra-Nehemiah is the Old Testament equivalent of the Acts of the Apostles--it is a book of new beginnings. Just as Acts narrates the early history of the church through the work of the apostles, Ezra-Nehemiah narrates the re-establishment of the people of God after the exile through the work of Sheshbazzar, Zerubbabel, Ezra, and Nehemiah. Allen explores Ezra-Nehemiah as a single literary text made up of three parts telling the story of three missions and the opposition they meet with. Wise and insightful, Leslie Allen has written a commentary that illuminates these texts and their intended message.

Esther is a story about a young girl who becomes queen. Laniak's thoughtful commentary examines this narrative as a story with many levels of meaning. Esther is about the minority Jewish community in the dependent state of Diaspora, navigating a precarious existence in two worlds, and it is about the triumph of right over wrong, of God's people over their enemies.

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Leslie C. Allen (Ph.D., DD, University of London) is Senior Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He has written many Old Testament works including Psalms and Ezekiel (Word Biblical Commentary) and Chronicles (The New Interpreter's Bible and Communicator's Commentary on the Old Testament), Ezra-Nehemiah (New International Biblical Commentary) and Jeremiah (Old Testament Library). In addition to mentoring PhD students, Allen teaches courses on the Hebrew Prophets, Writings, Psalms, and Lamentations. He is involved in associations in both the U.K. and the U.S. including the Society for Old Testament Study, Tyndale Fellowship, the Institute for Biblical Research, and the Society of Biblical Literature. Koorong- Editorial Review. Timothy S. Laniak (Th.D.,Harvard Divinity School) is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary--Charlotte. He is the author of Shame and Honor in the Book of Esther, Shepherds after my Own Heart (Volume 20, New Studies in Biblical Theology) and Esther in Ezra-Nehemiah-Esther (New International Biblical Commentary, 2003).-Editorial Review.

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