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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...

  • 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...

  • The Dead Sea Scrollsby Sarianna Metso; Hindy Najman; Eileen Schuller

    BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00

    How were Jewish texts produced and transmitted in late antiquity? What role did scribal practices play in the shaping of both scriptural and interpretive traditions, which areas the Scrolls show so decisivelyintimately intertwined? How were texts assembled from a variety of earlier sources, both oral and written? Why were they often attributed to pseudonymous... more...

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls In Contextby Armin Lange; Emanuel Tov; Matthias Weigold; Bennie H. Reynolds III

    BRILL 2011; US$ 340.00

    With nearly all Dead Sea Scrolls published, this collection of essays integrates this very important corpus of ancient texts into the study of Hebrew Bible, ancient and rabbinic Judaism as well as early Christian and other ancient literatures, languages, and cultures. more...

  • The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in Englishby Geza Vermes

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available

    The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Judaean desert between 1947 and 1956 transformed our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism and the origins of Christianity. These extraordinary manuscripts appear to have been hidden in the caves at Quumran by members of the Essene community, a Jewish sect in existence before and during the... more...

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

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 162.20

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Reading with an "I" to the Heavensby Angela Kim Harkins

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    This book examines the collection of prayers known as the Qumran Hodayot (Thanksgiving Hymns). The thesis of this book is that the ritualized reading of reports describing visionary experiences written in the first person ?I? had the potential to create within the ancient reader the subjectivity of a visionary which can then predispose him to have... more...

  • Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXXVIIby Émile Puech

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 244.99

    Volume XXXVII contains the editio princeps of the second group of Aramaic texts (4Q550-583) from Cave 4 which were originally assigned to Pere Jean Starcky. They are primarily parabiblical and pseudepigraphical compositions reflecting the interest in biblical themes characteristic of Second Temple Judaism. The commentary is in French. - ;This volume... more...

  • Mammoth Books presents Religious Cabalsby Jon E. Lewis

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 1.44

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Why was it so important these documents should not be seen? What ancient historical secret was so big that it had to be buried forever? Freemasons Is this group of seemingly innocuous middle-aged men linked to almost every evil perpetuated? Are they really just an eccentric bunch of patriarchal do-gooders, or are they in... more...

  • Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrollsby John J. Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    This volume explores the issue of apocalypticism in the Scrolls; how the notions of the 'end', Messianic expectation and eternal life affected the Dead Sea sect, influenced Judaism and filtered into Christianity. more...