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In this latest addition to the Jewish Publication Society's commentary series, the reader will further be reworded with many productive and original insights: in this particular case on the background of the feast of Purim.

THE JPS BIBLE COMMENTARY ESTHER Commentary by A D E L E B E R L I N V A R D A B O O K S S K O K I E , I L L I N O I S , U S A 5764/ 2004 r, xt

JPS Bible Commentary: Esther


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FRONT MATTEREditorsTitle pageCopyright pageDedication PageTable of contentsPREFACEA Note on Bibliography, Translation, and TransliterationTransliteration of the Hebrew ConsonantsPronunciation Guide for VowelsABBREVIATIONSINTRODUCTION TO THE COMMENTARY: THE BOOK OF ESTHER AND ITS LITERARY WORLDWhy Was the Book of Esther Written?Esther as ComedyNarrative Artistry: Structure, Style, and LanguageGreek Storytelling about PersiaThe Persian Period: A Brief OverviewEsther as a Diaspora StoryEsther's Links with Other Biblical BooksWhen and Where Was the Book of Esther Written?When Was Esther Included in the Canon?PurimThe Greek Versions and JosephusRabbinic InterpretationEsther and Biblical WomenNotes to the IntroductionTHE COMMENTARY TO ESTHERNOTES TO THE COMMENTARYBIBLIOGRAPHY
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