By (author) Linda Day
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Esther by Linda Day
Book DescriptionThe Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on the books of the Old Testament for the use of theological students and pastors. The commentaries are also useful for upper-level college or university students and for those responsible for teaching in congregational settings. In addition to providing basic information and insights into the Old Testament writings, these commentaries exemplify the tasks and procedures of careful interpretation, to assist students of the Old Testament in coming to an informed and critical engagement with the biblical texts themselves. In this commentary, Day addresses both perennial and contemporary concerns pertinent to the book of Esther. Attention is given to literary, linguistic, and thematic features of the biblical text. Day considers the book of Esther with an eye to concerns of gender and ethnicity, as well as the theological concerns raised by divine absence in the story.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780687497928
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Abingdon Press
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Linda Day
Sane Enough, Paperback / softback (July 2015)
"A challenging, insightful, and rare work... Day's writing is self-aware, her prose elegant, and her familiarity with the nuances of the subject apparent... Moments will sear their way into your consciousness." Foreword Reviews, 5 stars
Engaging the Bible in a Gendered World, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Linda Day
In this introductory textbook, some of the most widely respected scholars in the field introduce students to the methods, issues, and theoretical frameworks central to feminist biblical interpretation. Highly accessible essays cover the history, achievements, and cutting-edge questions in the area of gender and biblical scholarship.
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Author Biography - Linda Day
Linda Day received the PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary and has served as a professor at various institutions for many years. She currently lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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