Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 13 2016

Week 25: Those who stayed in Persia

Queen Esther as portrayed in modern Hollywood films.  Esther a Jew became the wife to Persian (modern day Iran) king whose lead cabinet member planned to annihilate the Jews.

This week we will do a little more reading than one chapter a month, but the narrative of Esther is so brilliant, I’m sure you won’t mind. The story of Esther accounts for the aversion of a holocaust that would have rivaled Hitler’s. And though God’s name is not mentioned in this 10 chapter account, …

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