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Selected Bibliography of the Book of Esther

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Armerding, Carl. Esther. Chicago: Moody Press, 1955.

*Baldwin, Joyce G. Esther. The Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Berg, Sandra Beth. The Book of Esther: Motifs, Themes and Structure. SBL Dissertation 44. Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press, 1979.

Clines, David J. A. The Esther Scroll. Sheffield: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series 30, 1984.

________. Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Cohen, A. Esther. In The Five Megilloth. London: Soncino Press, 1946.

Fox, Michael. The Structure of the Book of Esther. In Safer Isaac L. Seeligmann, 291-301. Edited by Alexander Rofé. Jerusalem: Rubenstein, 1983.

Huey, F. B. Jr. Esther. In The Expositor's Bible Commentary. Volume 4., 773-839. Grand Rapids: Regency Reference Library, 1988.

Keil, C. F. Ezra, Nehemiah. In I & II Kings, I & II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. Translated by Sophia Taylor. Commentary on the Old Testament. 10 vols. N.p.; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1982.

Martin, John A. Esther. In The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures by Dallas Seminary Faculty: Old Testament 699-713. Edited by John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1985.

*Moore, C. A. Esther. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1971.

________. Studies in the Book of Esther. New York: KTAV, 1982.

Stern, A. W. The Book of Esther. The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge: University Press, 1907.

Thomas, Major W. Ian. If I Perish, I Perish. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, n.d.

Whitcomb, John C. Esther: The Triumph of God's Sovereignty. Everyman's Bible Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press, 1979.

Wright, J. Stafford. The Historicity of the Book of Esther. In New Perspectives on the Old Testament 37-47. Edited by J. Barton Payne. Waco: Word Books, 1970.

Periodicals and Unpublished Materials

Anderson, B. W. The Place of the Book of Esther in the Christian Bible. Journal of Religion 30 (1950): 32-43.

Derickson, Gary W. An Argument of Esther. Paper submitted for the course 372 Seminar in Old Testament Historical Literature, Spring 1989.

Gordis, R. Religion, Wisdom and History in the Book of Esther: A New Solution to an Ancient Crux. Journal of Biblical Literature 100 (1981): 359-88.

Jones, B. W. Two Misconceptions about the Book of Esther. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 39 (1977): 171-181.

Loader, J. A. Esther as a Novel with Different Levels of Meaning. Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 90 (1978): 417-21.

Moore, C. A. “Archaeology and the Book of Esther.” Biblical Archaeologist 38 (1975): 62-72.

Shea, William H. Esther and History. AUSS 14 (1976): 227-46.

Talmon, S. Wisdom in the Book of Esther. Vetus Testamentum 13 (1963): 419-55.

Townsend, Jeffrey L. The Book of Esther. Unpublished class notes in 302 Old Testament History II. Dallas Theological Seminary, Fall 1983.

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