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Cultures of the Jews, Volume 1

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Edited by David BialeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by David Biale

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
  • Publisher: Schocken
  • On Sale: January 10, 2006
  • Price: $18.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8052-1200-6 (0-8052-1200-0)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Contributors
Acknowledgments


Preface: Toward a Cultural History of the Jews
by David Biale

Introduction
by David Biale

ONE:
Imagining the Birth of Ancient Israel: National Metaphors in the Bible
by Ilana Pardes

TWO:
Israel Among the Nations: Biblical Culture in the Ancient Near East
by Ronald S. Hendel

THREE:
Hellenistic Judaism
by Erich S. Gruen

FOUR:
Jewish Culture in Greco-Roman Palestine
by Eric M.Meyers

FIVE:
Confronting a Christian Empire: Jewish Culture in the World of Byzantium
by Oded Irshai

SIX:
Babylonian Rabbinic Culture
by Isaiah Gafni

SEVEN:
Jewish Culture in the Formative Period of Islam
by Reuven Firestone

Conclusion
by David Biale

Index