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  • The Qumran Rule Texts in Contextby Charlotte Hempel

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 144.36

    Hauptbeschreibung Ever since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls the Community Rule has been at the forefront of the scholarly imagination and is often considered a direct channel to life on the ground at Khirbet Qumran - an ancient version of 'reality television'. After the full publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls one might legitimately have expected... more...

  • Wisdom Texts from Qumranby Daniel Harrington S. J.

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95

    This study is the first full analysis of the Qumran wisdom texts. New translations and a full explanation of the background and context of wisdom literature introduce the reader to an important and hitherto little discussed part of the Dead Sea Scrolls. After surveying biblical and extrabiblical wisdom books, the author considers the best and most... more...

  • The Messiah Before Jesusby Israel Knohl

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    In a work that challenges notions that have dominated New Testament scholarship for more than a hundred years, Israel Knohl gives evidence for a messianic precursor to Jesus who is described as the "Suffering Servant" in recently published fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls. more...

  • Law in the Documents of the Judaean Desertby Ranon Katzoff; David Schaps

    BRILL 2005; US$ 123.00

    A collection of articles by leading contributors on the investigation of the law?Jewish, Greek, and Roman? in the early second century Judaean Desert documents, written in the Roman provinces of Judaea and Arabia, including the Babatha archive. more...

  • Deciphering the Dead Sea Scrollsby Jonathan G. Campbell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    The second edition of this fascinating book is the ideal introduction to the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran and their impact on our understanding of the rise of Christianity. Introduces the Qumran Scrolls to the uninitiated general reader. Explains how revolutionary the discovery of the Scrolls was and their enduring significance.... more...

  • The Dead Sea Scrollsby Timothy Lim

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99

    Everyone has heard of the Dead Sea Scrolls, but amidst the conspiracies, the politics, and the sensational claims, it can be difficult to separate the myths from the reality. Timothy Lim explains the cultural and historical background of the scrolls, and presents the true facts behind the theories and controversies surrounding their interpretation... more...

  • The Relationship between Roman and Local Law in the Babatha and Salome Komaise Archivesby Jacobine G Oudshoorn; Carolien Oudshoorn

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    Using a division between substantive and formal law as the key element for understanding the applicable law in papyri, this study offers a new understanding of the distinct parts Roman and local law played in the legal reality of second-century Arabia. more...

  • Qumranica Minora Iby Florentino Garcia Martinez; Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar

    BRILL 2007; US$ 207.00

    Contains articles on the Origins of the Qumran Community (the co-called Groningen Hypothesis) and on Apocalypticism in the "Dead Sea Scrolls", including translations of essays that were written in Spanish and French. more...

  • 4QMMTby Hanne von Weissenberg

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    Focuses on the third section of one of the most important documents from the Qumran library, the epilogue of "4QMMT". This title evaluates the textual basis for this section, and analyses how the epilogue functions as a part of the larger document. more...

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60by Lawrence Schiffman; Shani Tzoref

    BRILL 2010; US$ 169.00

    This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 2008 Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies at New York University, dedicated to "The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: The Scholarly Contributions of NYU Faculty and Alumni." more...