The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

by James H. Charlesworth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1932792775

ISBN-13: 9781932792775

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Baylor University Press

The recovery of 800 documents in the eleven caves on the northwest shores of the Dead Sea is one of the most sensational archeological discoveries in the Holy Land to date. These three volumes, the very best of critical scholarship, demonstrate in detail how the scrolls have revolutionized our knowledge of the text of the Bible, the character of Second Temple

Overview

The recovery of 800 documents in the eleven caves on the northwest shores of the Dead Sea is one of the most sensational archeological discoveries in the Holy Land to date. These three volumes, the very best of critical scholarship, demonstrate in detail how the scrolls have revolutionized our knowledge of the text of the Bible, the character of Second Temple Judaism, and the Jewish beginnings of Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932792775
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
The Princeton Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls
Pages:
734
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Digital Miracles: Revealing Invisible Scripts

Keith T. Knox, Roger L. Easton, Jr., Robert H. Johnston

Chapter 2 Another Stab at the Wicked Priest

David Noel Freedman and Jeffrey C. Geoghegan

Chapter 3 What’s in a Calendar? Calendar Conformity and Calendar Controversy in Ancient Judaism: The Case of the "Community of the Renewed Covenant"

Shemaryahu Talmon

Chapter 4 The Covenant in Qumran

Moshe Weinfeld

Chapter 5 What was Distinctive about Messianic Expectation at Qumran?

John J. Collins

Chapter 6 The Law and Spirit of Purity at Qumran

Joseph M. Baumgarten

Chapter 7 Excerpted Manuscripts at Qumran: Their Significance for the Textual History of the Hebrew Bible and the Socio-Religious History of the Qumran Community and its Literature

Brent A. Strawn

Chapter 8 The Two Spirits in Qumran Theology

John R. Levison

Chapter 9 Dualism in the Essene Communities

Elisha Qimron

Chapter 10 The Qumran Concept of Time

Henry W. Morisada Rietz

Chapter 11 Predestination in the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Magen Broshi

Chapter 12 Resurrection: The Bible and Qumran

Émile Puech

Chapter 13 Qumran Community Structure and Terminology as Theological Statement

Sarianna Metso

Chapter 14 Daily and Festival Prayers at Qumran

Dennis T. Olson

Chapter 15 The Sociological and Liturgical Dimensions of Psalm Pesher 1 (4QpPsa): Some Prolegomenous Reflections

James H. Charlesworth and James D. McSpadden

Chapter 16 The Moses at Qumran: The qdch hrwm as the Nursing-Father of the dxy

Jacob Cherian

Chapter 17 Enoch and the Archangel Michael

Ephraim Isaac

Chapter 18 Qumran and the Dating of the Parables of Enoch

Paolo Sacchi

Chapter 19 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Meal Formula in Joseph and Aseneth: From Qumran Fever to Qumran Light

Randall D. Chesnutt

Chapter 20 The Bible, the Psalms of Solomon, and Qumran

Joseph L. Trafton

Chapter 21 Old Testament Pseudepigrapha at Qumran

Devorah Dimant

Chapter 22 The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha at Qumran

James C. VanderKam

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