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    The book of Esther has a more profound meaning than that of a young girl who becomes queen. The story shows a brave young girl who is willing to sacrifice her life to save her people, from what seems an inevitable genocide. As a result of the book of Esther’s complexity I will use summary, irony, and compare and contrast to further understand the selection of Esther (Esther 2:1-18) and the ruin of Haman as Mordecai rises to power (Esther 6:1-13). Aside from the three tools I will be using, the 3 world mythology is also significant in trying to understand the two scenes in the book of Esther. The significant of both scenes and of the rest of the book of Esther lies in the belief that God has a purpose as well as his presence in our everyday…

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    The book of Esther opens up between the fourth and third century B.C in Susa, the capital city of the Persian Empire. The Persian Empire stretched from India to Nubia and was filled with many people. King Ahasuerus was ruler: at the time and after hosting a one hundred and eighty-day wine feast for the nobles he decided to have a second one for the city and its inhabitants. There was wine was in abundance and the guest were having a great time but Queen Vashti refused to parade her beauty…

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    Ethical Dilemma in the Book of Esther This paper will summarize the book of Esther, chapters 1-10, from the Life Application Study Bible. Additionally, this paper will discuss the ethical issues within the book of Esther and the outcomes of the ethical decisions made by Esther, King Xerxes I, Haman, and Mordecai. I will apply the appropriate ethical theories to catalog values displayed in the passage. Further, an explanation as to how the passage relates to nursing practice, the American…

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    woman’s innate ability to overcome threats by deceit through Cathy and Esther respectively. It is important to first set the guidelines for what the word survival implies. Species are surviving when they…

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    is having the qualities and attributes of being inwardly attractive such as kind, loving, humble, brave, and honest. The term beauty comes from the Anglo-French word beute meaning physical attractiveness, goodness, and courtesy. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines beauty as being only physically attractive. While this aspect of beauty is true, one’s inner beauty is far more important than one’s outer beauty. There are several ways to further explain my meaning of beauty. Giving an example of…

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    Just as Ester went to face King Ahasuerus even though the reality of her situation was dangerous and difficult, Paulina confronted King Leontes with the truth—knowing the reality of her situation. Esther was very courageous, she was determined that, against all odds, she would face the King to save her people. “I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.” (Esther 4:16 English Standard Version). Paulina was courageous in the same way, she was breaking the law…

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    Esther The following paragraph is based primarily from chapter 14 of the Illustrated Bible Survey. The book of Esther was written anonymously in approximately 450-400 B.C. and is one of the five books that belong to the “Rolls.” Due to the historically accurate account of Persian culture, the author is thought to be a Persian Jew. Leading many to believe the book was written by Mordecai. The book of Esther continuously shows God’s sovereignty over His people, giving a message of hope to both…

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    During both the Roman and Persian Empires, women played an important and pivotal role in their societies. These women held both public and political positions in their empires, and possessed the authority that women in previous times had never had before. Both the Roman and Persian women who obtained this power did so in different ways, and these women also both conducted themselves differently once obtaining this uncommon privilege. Livia and Esther were both some of the first patricians in…

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    The book of Esther tells the history of the tradition Purim, riving from the word ‘pur’ meaning ‘a lot.’ Haman, the highest official in King Antiochus’ court, planned to destroy all of the Jews in the Kingdom of Ahasuerus because a Jew named Mordecai did not obey his commands. To save their people, Mordecai and his niece Esther must come up with a plan to save the Jews in the kingdom. The tradition of Purim is to celebrate when the Jews were relieved from their enemies when King Ahasuerus agreed…

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    One Night With The King

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    obtained through viewing and researching the film and also gain new answers to the list of questions we were required to address in our film paper. Something I found to be one of the most important ideas we discussion was the presence of the Star of David in the film. Esther treasured a necklace that was given to her by her family; strung onto this necklace was a beautiful crystal. Even though it was not mentioned in any of the historical documents my group members and I viewed, this necklace…

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