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What is Book of Esthers purpose? [closed]

As a Christian, how should I understand the book of Esther? Meaning, what does it tell me, and what should I take from it to make me a better Christians, or even not to make me a better Christian ...
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What was Esther’s relationship to Mordecai?

Do we know what was Esther's relationship to Mordecai, based on the Jewish and Christian tradition?
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Why was Esther not sinning when she broke the law and approached the king?

Here's the text in question: Esther 4:15–16 (ESV)15 Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai, 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or ...
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Why isn't God mentioned in Esther? [closed]

As you may know, God is never mentioned in the book of Esther, either by name (Yahweh), title (Adonai), or being (El). Neither is prayer. Why not? I realize this is rather open ended, so I'll try to ...