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  Volume 100, Number 1, Winter 2010

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

The Bible and Us: Biblical Scholarship in the JQR, Then and Now

pp. 1-9


The Birds and the Babes: The Structure and Meaning of Psalm 8

pp. 10-24


Esther and the Politics of Diaspora

pp. 25-53

Enchanting Rabbis: Contest Narratives between Rabbis and Magicians in Late Antiquity

pp. 54-94

"Why Do You Refuse to Eat Pork?": Jews, Food, and Identity in Roman Palestine

pp. 95-110

Spreading Secrets: Kabbalah and Esotericism in Isaac ibn Sahula's Meshal ha-kadmoni

pp. 111-138

Review Forum: on James L. Kugel, How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now

Problematizing the Bible . . . Then and Now

pp. 139-152

Two Introductions to Scripture: James Kugel and the Possibility of Biblical Theology

pp. 153-182

The "Real Thing": How to Read How to Read the Bible

pp. 183-189



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