The Perfumed Butler and the Wisdom of Civil Obedience
This article shows by way of Ezra and Nehemiah how Christians today can in good conscience be faithful servants of governments here below because we serve the higher King in heaven.
The Chronology of Ezra & Nehemiah, Part 3
This article examines the argument against the short chronology in Ezra-Nehemiah, that the Artaxerxes referred to must be Artaxerxes Longimanus, who followed Darius and Xerxes.
The Chronology of Ezra & Nehemiah, Part 1
This article considers the subject of biblical chronology, particularly the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, which provide chronological information for the period after the return from exile. The author addresses the question whether the Artaxerxes of these books is the same person as Darius.
The Importance of Ezra
Important general aspects of the book of Ezra are highlighted in this article.
Continuity in the Old Testament Historical Literature
At the end of some Old Testament books there is an indication that the book is followed by another one that continues its history. For example, 2 Chronicles is followed by Ezra. Joshua and Judges form another example. Harris reflects on the significance of this continuity of the historical books.
Doing a Great Work: Ezra and Nehemiah Simply Explained - Home at Last!
This is a commentary on the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Here the author introduces the book of Ezra and provides an exegesis of Ezra 1.
Diversity and Obscurity in Old Testament Books: A Hermeneutical Exercise Based on Some Later Old Testament Books
This article discusses how Christians can understand and interpret Old Testament books such as Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther and Daniel. What do these books mean for Christians today?