Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought

@inproceedings{Koller2013EstherIA,
  title={Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought},
  author={Aaron M. Koller},
  year={2013}
}
Introduction Part I. The Provocation: Conventional Wisdom in Early Second Temple Judaism: 1. Setting the stage: the theological challenge of political stability 2. The movement of Ezra and Nehemiah 3. Authoring/editing: Joseph, Daniel, and God 4. Identity of a hero: Mordecai the Yehudi, scion of the house of Saul Part II. Entering the Fray: Esther as a Political Book: 5. Persian law and Persian king in the Book of Esther 6. Modeling heroes: Daniel, Esther, and Mordecai 7. Hero models: Joseph… Expand
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