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Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther

  title={Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther},
  author={M. Fox},
  • M. Fox
  • Published 1991
  • Philosophy, Art
At the 2001 meeting of the Association for Jewish Studies, Michael Fox described this book as his only "Jewish" commentary. Now reprinted by a Christian publisher, in 1991 it was the only commentary on Esther written by a Jew for a general audience. (It has since been joined by Jon Levenson's commentary in the Old Testament Library series.) He ends his introduction with the remark that the book does not address the most urgent and vital aspect of the meaning of the Scroll, "its existential… Expand
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