Yahwism after the Exile: Perspectives on Israelite Religion in the Persian Era: Papers Read at the First Meeting of the European Association for Biblical Studies, Utrecht, 6-9 August 2000, edited by Rainer Albertz and Bob Becking. Studies in Theology and Religion 5. Assen: Van Gorcum, 2003. Pp. xxi + 300. 67.50. [euro] ISBN 902323880X. This volume consists of papers read at the first meeting of the European Association for Biblical Studies in Utrecht (Netherlands) in August 2000. All papers are written in English with one exception--the essay by Rudiger Schmitt, which is in German--and most of them offer an important contribution to a better understanding of the Persian period and its significance for the formation of the Hebrew Bible.