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  • 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...

  • Deciphering the Dead Sea Scrollsby Jonathan G. Campbell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    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...

  • Einführung in die Qumranliteraturby Géza G. Xeravits; Peter Porzig

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.00

    This book offers a concise introduction to the full range of writings in the Qumran: genuine, apocryphal, and pseudoepigraphic works as well as ?Biblical? manuscripts. The basic knowledge regarding each work is cogently summarized and brief passages are presented verbatim. This approach allows each of the texts to speak for itself as part... more...

  • Head of All Yearsby Jonathan Ben-Dov

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    Covering a wide array of sources from ancient Mesopotamia to the Dead Sea Scrolls, the present volume offers an innovative perspective on Jewish apocalyptic time-reckoning during the Second Temple period, based on a unique calendar year of 364 days. 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...

  • The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrollsby James VanderKam; Peter Flint

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 15.99

    The Dead Sea Scrolls, found in caves near the Dead Sea fifteen miles east of Jerusalem from 1947 to 1956, include the oldest existing biblical manuscripts and the remarkable texts of the purist Jewish community at Qumran. The discovery of the scrolls has added dramatically to our understanding of the varieties of Judaism at the time of Jesus and the... 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 startling evidence for a messianic precursor to Jesus who is described as the "Suffering Servant" in recently published fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Messiah before Jesus clarifies many formerly incomprehensible... more...

  • Qumran Cave 1 Revisitedby Daniel K. Falk; Sarianna Metso; Donald W. Parry; Eibert Tigchelaar

    BRILL 2010; US$ 153.00

    Papers presented at the IOQS meeting in Ljubljana ?Qumran Cave 1 Revisited: Reconsidering the Cave 1 Texts Sixty Years after Their Discovery,? on the two Isaiah scrolls, the Community Rule, the War Scroll, the Thanksgivings Scroll, and the Genesis Apocryphon. more...

  • Qumran und die Archäologieby Carsten Claußen; Jörg Frey; Nadine Kessler

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 132.64

    In der Diskussion um die Funde von Qumran ist in den letzten Jahren verstärkt die Archäologie in den Blick getreten. Verbreitete Ansichten zum Charakter der Siedlung von Khirbet Qumran und zur Funktion der Gebäude wurden in Frage gestellt, und teilweise wurde der Bezug zwischen den Schriftrollen und der Siedlung selbst in Zweifel gezogen. Dieser Band,... more...

  • Qumranica Minora Iby Florentino García Martínez; Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar

    BRILL 2007; US$ 207.00

    The author?s influential articles on the Origins of the Qumran Community (the co-called ?Groningen Hypothesis?) and on Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrolls are now collected in one volume, including translations of essays that were written in Spanish and French. more...