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

Alastair Roberts

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

March 25, 2021
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

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: https://faithvan.com/search?q=Esther&f_collectionId=5ace967388251b8279176a98

Devon Phillips

A Meditation on Purim: https://www.faipublishing.org/articles/purim

Twitter thread on Esther: https://twitter.com/devoninmena/status/1364878723888078849?s=21

James Bejon

Esther and Agag: https://www.academia.edu/40042595/Esther_and_Agag

Esther: A Literary Analysis: https://www.academia.edu/40087250/Esther_A_Literary_Analysis

Esther: Mechanics and Messianics: https://www.academia.edu/40114559/Esther_Mechanics_and_Messianics

Alastair Roberts

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Book of Esther: https://audio.alastairadversaria.com/sermons/9696/unravelling-the-mysteries-of-the-book-of-esther/

Other Videos

AlephBeta Purim videos (especially those with Rabbi David Fohrman): https://www.alephbeta.org/purim

Bible Project: Esther Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=JydNSlufRIs&ab_channel=BibleProject

Articles

Sandra Teplinsky, Purim 2016 and Easter Week: Prophetic Parallels: https://firm.org.il/learn/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: https://www.wordmp3.com/product-group.aspx?id=21

James Jordan, Themes in Esther: https://www.wordmp3.com/search.aspx?search=esther+jordan

Commentaries

Rabbi David Fohrman, The Queen You Thought You Knew: https://amzn.to/3rlDm62

Jon Levenson, Esther [Old Testament Library]: https://amzn.to/3w1we1U

Adele Berlin, Esther [JPS Bible Commentary]: https://amzn.to/2PpS7rc

Yoram Hazony, God and Politics in Esther: https://amzn.to/39hudVE

Michael V. Fox, Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther: https://amzn.to/3lOszjm

Anthony Tomasino, Esther [Evangelical Exegetical Commentary]: https://amzn.to/2Psemwu

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