Speaker: Chontel Syfox

Feminist Interpretations of the Book of Esther

The festival of Purim commemorates Esther’s saving the Jewish people from Haman’s plot to wipe out Persian Jewry in a single day. Dr. Chontel Syfox, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Luther College, will be exploring this question: Was Esther really a heroine?

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