xiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Jewish studies in the 21st century.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Israel without the Bible / Gary A. Rendsburg Bible, archaeology, and the social sciences: the next generation / Elizabeth Bloch-Smith Literary approaches to biblical literature: general observations and a case study of Genesis 34 / Adele Berlin Feminist approaches to the Hebrew Bible / Esther Fuchs The laws of biblical Israel / Raymond Westbrook The study of ritual in the Hebrew Bible / David P. Wright By the letter?/word for word? Scripture in the Jewish tradition / Leonard Greenspoon From Judaism to biblical religion and back again / Ziony Zevit Jewish biblical theology / Marvin A. Sweeney Epilogue: Let a hundred flowers bloom: some reflections on reading and studying the Hebrew Bible / Peter Machinist.