Volume 126 / Number 2 / April —June 2006

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

AVRAHAM FAUST, The Negev “Fortresses” in Context: Reexamining the “Fortress” Phenomenon in Light of General Settlement Processes of the Eleventh-Tenth Centuries B.C.E. . . . . . . 135
NICOLE BRISCH, The Priestess and the King: The Divine Kingship of Šū-Šîn of Ur . . . . . . 161
KATE CROSBY, A Theravāda Code of Conduct for Good Buddhists: The Upāsakamanussavinaya . . . . . .111
JONATHAN PEASE, No Going Back, or, Youthful Bravado at the Baochan Mountain Cave . . . . . . 189
ZU-YAN CHEN, Shao Yong's (1011-77) “Great Chant on Observing Weiqi”: An Archetype of Neo-Confucian Poetry . . . . . .    199
WALID A. SALEH, The Last of the Nishapuri School of Tafsīr: Al-Wāḥidī (d. 468/1076) and His Significance in the History of Qur’anic Exegesis . . . . . . 223

Review Articles

MCGUIRE GIBSON, Archaeology and Nation-Building in Iraq. . . . . . 245
A. AVANZINI, A Fresh Look at Sabaic. . . . . . 253

Reviews of Books . . . . . .261

Brief Reviews . . . . . . 293