Week 5 – “Implication of the Text of Esther” Mosala

October 28, 2007

Well this is certainly a new way to read Esther, one of my favorite books growing up. “Esther struggles, but Mordecai reaps the fruit of the struggle” (140). I think it’s important to be aware of the different lenses people read the Bible through. We have our own western lens, and for a long time it’s been heralded as “the” interpretation. Certainly other people’s life experience they bring to the table is just as valid. But it’s still difficult to read Esther in such a light as this.

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