The Dawn: Political Teachings of the Book of Esther

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Shalem Press, 2000 - 312 էջ
The Dawn removes the book of Esther from the realm of fairy tale, translating the biblical narrative's political thought into teachings of the utmost relevance today. It reveals Esther's ideas of the good state, how effective leadership makes decisions for the welfare of its people, and what modern-day Jews can learn about how to stand up to their enemies and maintain Jewish faith and nationhood even as God's face remains hidden from His people.
 

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I generally find it hard to get excited about non-fiction, but ever since I bought this book I've re-read it every year as the holiday of Purim approaches. It is a fascinating analysis of the book of ... Read full review

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Acknowledgments xiii
9
Submission and Rule ΙΟ
11
Political Favor
26
ESTHER THREE
41
Idolatry
60
Disobedience
69
Joseph
83
Amalek
93
The Plan
147
The Reaction
152
ESTHER Six
155
Power Shift
160
Downfall
165
Allies
168
ESTHER SEVEN
174
The Last Appeal
177

AntiSemitism
104
ESTHER FOUR
114
Pressure
117
Court Jew
123
The Decision
135
ESTHER FIVE
144
Political Power
187
ESTHER EIGHT
201
ESTHER NINE
231
Notes
264
Scriptural and Rabbinic References
298
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