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Pre-Talmudic Jewish literature (non-Biblical)

  • Riddle Of The Scrollsby Del

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • History, Ideology and Bible Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrollsby Devorah Dimant

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 173.02

    In this volume Devorah Dimant assembles twenty-seven thoroughly updated and partly rewritten articles discussing various aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls that she published over the past three decades. An introductory essay written especially for this volume surveys the present state of research on the Scrolls. Dealing with major themes developed in... more...

  • The Land to the Elect and Justice for Allby Mika S. Pajunen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 57.11

    Mika S. Pajunen contributes both to the understanding of manuscript 4Q381 from the Dead Sea Scrolls and to broader issues related to the reconstruction of damaged scrolls and to the reading of psalms in late Second Temple Judaism. The author focuses especially on the collection of ?apocryphal? psalms in 4Q381 and other similar psalm collections, but... more...

  • 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...

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

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    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 Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrollsby James VanderKam; Peter Flint

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    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 Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrollsby James VanderKam; Peter Flint

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • Performanzkritik der Paulusbriefeby Bernhard Oestreich

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 94.46

    Hauptbeschreibung Die biblischen Texte stammen aus einer Kultur, in der die Schrift in der Regel dem gesprochenen Wort diente. Das Geschriebene wurde vor Zuhörern vorgetragen und entfaltete seine Wirkung in einem gemeinschaftlich erlebten Ereignis. Dabei waren über den semantischen Gehalt des Dargebotenen hinaus auch die Elemente mündlicher Kommunikation... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls in Scholarly Perspective: A History of Researchby Devorah Dimant

    BRILL 2012; US$ 273.00

    This book contains an exhaustive survey of past and present Qumran research, outlining its particular development in various circumstances and national contexts. For the first time, perspectives and information not recorded in any other publication are highlighted. more...