Apocalypticism In The Dead Sea Scrolls

Apocalypticism In The Dead Sea Scrolls

by John J. Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415146364

ISBN-13: 9780415146364

Pub. Date: 06/26/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Since the photographs of the Dead Sea Scrolls were released in 1992, there has been an explosion of interest in them. 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. Collins' volume provides a valuable

Overview

Since the photographs of the Dead Sea Scrolls were released in 1992, there has been an explosion of interest in them. 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. Collins' volume provides a valuable and accessible introduction to the interpretation of the Scrolls, which is an informative addition to the series examining the major themes of the Scroll texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415146364
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/26/1997
Series:
Literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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