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The Secular Face of God (A Sermon on the Book of Ester)

“The king rose from the feast in wrath and went into the palace garden, but Haman stayed to beg his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that the king had determined to destroy him. When the king returned from … Continue reading

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A Drama without Heroes (A sermon on the Book of Esther)

“The king rose from the feast in wrath and went into the palace garden, but Haman stayed to beg his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that the king had determined to destroy him. When the king returned from … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther

Esther is not a very popular book. Not many people preach on Esther. Indeed, the lectionary, if you know how that works, only encourages us to read it once every three years. Unlike the gospel of Mark, for instance, from … Continue reading

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