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Reading Esther

Sep 28th, 2006 | By | Category: Sermons

Sermon for Sunday, 1st October 2006 at Saint Matthias’ Church

“So they hanged Haman on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai” Esther 7:10

One of the books we read in our parish book club was Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, a book of both extraordinary beauty and hideous ugliness. Set in Afghanistan against the background of the rise to power of the appalling Taliban regime, it pulls no punches in its description of the atrocities carried out by the Taliban in the pursuit of their beliefs. It …