Esther: Introduction New American Bible
Esther: Introduction from the NIV Study Bible
Esther Text and commentary by the 11th-century rabbi Rashi

Articles from Biblical
The Book of Esther: Opus non gratum in the Christian Canon Frederic W. Bush
The Politics of Esther and Mordecai: Courage or Compromise? Ronald W. Pierce
Religion, Wisdom and History in the Book of Esther - A New Solution to an Ancient Crux Robert Gordis
Persian Names in Esther and the Reliability of the Hebrew Text Alan R. Millard
Studies in the Esther Narrative Robert Gordis

Articles in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
Jewish Identity on Trial: The Case of Mordecai the Jew Ayelet Seidler
Characterizing Esther from the Outset: The Contribution of the Story in Esther 2:1-20 Jonathan Jacobs

Esther The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1909

Articles in the Jewish Encyclopedia | Esther | Mordecai | Apocryphal Book of Esther

Articles from My Jewish Learning
The Book of Esther | Esther | Vashti & Esther: A Feminist Perspective | Esther as Comedy | Esther's Tomb | Contesting Authority: the Greek Versions of Esther as Resistance Literature

Articles from other sources
The Pendulum Is Never Static: Jesus Sira to Jesus Christ on Women in the Light of Judith, Susanna and LXX Esther Pierre Jordaan
Preaching Subversively: The Book of Esther as a Homiletical Model Lee Beach
The Symbolic Function of Clothing in the Book of Esther Jopie Siebert-Hommes
From Jezebel to Esther: Fashioning Images of Queenship in the Hebrew Bible Helena Zlotnick

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