The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Oxford by Timothy H. Lim,John J. Collins PDF

By Timothy H. Lim,John J. Collins

ISBN-10: 0199207232

ISBN-13: 9780199207237

ISBN-10: 0199663084

ISBN-13: 9780199663088

In 1946 the 1st of the lifeless Sea Scroll discoveries was once made close to the positioning of Qumran, on the northern finish of the useless Sea. regardless of the a lot publicized delays within the booklet and modifying of the Scrolls, essentially them all were made public by the point of the 50th anniversary of the 1st discovery. That get together used to be marked by means of a spate of significant courses that tried to sum up the country of scholarship on the finish of the 20th century, including
The Encyclopedia of the useless Sea Scrolls (OUP 2000). those guides produced an authoritative synthesis to which nearly all of students within the box subscribed, granted disagreements in detail.
A decade or so later, The Oxford guide of the useless Sea Scrolls has a unique goal and personality. It seeks to probe the most disputed matters within the examine of the Scrolls. full of life debate maintains over the archaeology and background of the location, the character and id of the sect, and its relation to the wider global of moment Temple Judaism and to later Jewish and Christian culture. it's the Handbook's goal right here to mirror on assorted evaluations and viewpoints, spotlight the points
of war of words, and aspect to promising instructions for destiny research.

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