Table of contents for Approaching Yehud : new approaches to the study of the Persian period / edited by Jon L. Berquist.

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Abbreviations	vii
Approaching Yehud
Jon L. Berquist	1
Food, Famine, and Entitlement: Exercising Power in Yehud
Zipporah G. Glass	7
Pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the Persian Period
Melody D. Knowles	13
Intertextuality in the Persian Period
Richard Bautch	31
What Mean These Stones? Inscriptions, Textuality and Power 
in Persia and Yehud
Donald C. Polaski	43
Scholars, Witches, Ideologues, and What the Text Said: 
Ezra 9-10 and Its Interpretation
David Janzen	55
"How Lonely Sits the City": Identity and the Creation of History
Christine Mitchell	77
"A World under Control": Isaiah 60 and the Apadana Reliefs 
from Persepolis
Brent A. Strawn	91
An Exile's Baggage: Toward a Postcolonial Reading of Ezekiel
Jean-Pierre Ruiz	123
Diaspora and Homeland in the Early Achaemenid Period: 
Community, Geography and Demography in Zechariah 1-8
John Kessler	143
"Riches and Honor Are with Me": A Socioeconomic Reading 
of Personified Wisdom in Proverbs 1-9
Christine Roy Yoder	173
The Strange Woman in Persian Yehud: A Reading of Proverbs 7
Herbert R. Marbury	189
Qoheleth in Love and Trouble
Jennifer L. Koosed	205
Psalms, Postcolonialism, and the Construction of the Self
Jon L. Berquist	217
In the Beginning-Again
Alice W. Hunt	225
From Exile to Empire: A Response
Julia M. O'Brien	231
Bibliography	237
Contributors	269

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D. -- Historiography.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D. -- Historiography.
Bible. O.T. -- Historiography.
Yehud (Persian province) -- Historiography.
Judaea (Region) -- Historiography.