The Message of Esther Paperback
God Present But Unseen
by David G. Firth;
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The Message of Esther
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However, Esther is a rather strange book to find in the Bible. It is set entirely outside the Promised Land, and shows no interest in it. Furthermore, it is the only book in the Bible that definitely does not mention God, and it avoids any obviously religious language.
Nevertheless, the book does have a developed theology. David Firth brings this out as he engages insightfully with the narrative. He shows how it invites us to reflect on what it is to know God within this world, where the miraculous is rare and yet in which the faithful continue to experience the reality of God's presence. This is of particular importance for those living out their faith within post-Christendom.
Godís saving purpose in Christ is richer than Esther imagines; but Esther asks us how we continue to see God's work this side of the cross of Christ, and what our own part is within the ongoing story of his deliverance.
The Message of Esther by David G. Firth was published by Inter-Varsity Press in May 2010 and is our 14605th best seller. The ISBN for The Message of Esther is 9781844744442.
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Details for The Message of Esther
|Page last updated||21st March 2017|
|Author / Artist||David G. Firth|
|Publisher||Inter-Varsity Press (May 2010)|
|Number of Pages||160|