Esther: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
Holmstedt, Robert D. and John Screnock
Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015 pp. 299. $39.95
Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible
Description: This handbook in the Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible series provides students of Hebrew with the translation of Esther paired with an exhaustive word by word morphological analysis of the text. Through careful syntactic and textual investigation, Holmstedt and Screnock bring to life one of the most loved biblical books. Esther enables a linguistic understanding of the Old Testament Hebrew text through solid contextual interpretation.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Writings, Esther, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Hebrew, Historical Approaches, History, Textual Criticism
Review by Ethan C. Jones
Citation: Ethan C. Jones, review of Robert D. Holmstedt and John Screnock, Esther: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).
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