Approaching Yehud : new approaches to the study of the Persian period / edited by Jon L. Berquist. - Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2007. - ix, 249 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - Semeia studies ; no. 50 . - Semeia studies ; no. 50. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-246).

Approaching Yehud / Pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the Persian period / Intertextuality in the Persian period / What mean these stones? : inscriptions, textuality and power in Persia and Yehud / Scholars, witches, ideologues, and what the text said : Ezra 9-10 and its interpretation / "How lonely sits the city" : identity and the creation of history / "A world under control" : Isaiah 60 and the Apadana reliefs from Persepolis / An exile's baggage : toward a postcolonial reading of Ezekiel / Diaspora and homeland in the early Achaemenid period : community, geography and demography in Zechariah 1-8 / The strange woman in Persian Yehud : a reading of Proverbs 7 / Qoheleth in love and trouble / Psalms, postcolonialism, and the construction of the self / In the beginning--again / From exile to empire : a response / Jon L. Berquist -- Melody D. Knowles -- Richard Bautch -- Donald C. Polaski -- David Janzen -- Christine Mitchell -- Brent A. Strawn -- Jean-Pierre Ruiz -- John Kessler -- Herbert R. Marbury -- Jennifer L. Koosed -- Jon L. Berquist -- Alice W. Hunt -- Julia M. O'Brien.

9781589831452 (paper binding : alk. paper) 1589831454 (paper binding : alk. paper)

2007035327


Lancaster Theological Seminary (Lancaster, Pa.)--Faculty--Works.


Bible--O.T--Historiography.


Jews--History--Historiography.--586 B.C.-70 A.D
Judaism--History--Historiography.--Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D


Yehud (Persian province)--Historiography.
Judaea (Region)--Historiography.

DS121.65 / .A82 2007

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