Questions about the book of Ezra, or the prophet himself.
Ezra was a Jewish prophet during the return from Babylonian captivity. The book begins with the context of the first year of Cyrus, King of Persia.
A principle theme of the Book of Ezra is the rebuilding of the Jewish temple and the renewal of its ordinances.
Ezra is generally believed to be a contemporary of Nehemiah, Haggai, and Zechariah (son of Iddo).