Book of Esther - Essential Questions

  1. Describe the one big idea, the central message that the story of Esther relates to the reader and what that message means in your own life.
  2. How do different interpretations of Esther change this message (if at all)?
  3. Explain the meaning of Purim and why Jews celebrate this holiday.
  4. Explain the importance of the book of Esther and Purim to Christians.
  5. Also, why don't we celebrate this holiday?