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Dead Sea Scrolls in English
     

Dead Sea Scrolls in English

by Geza Vermes
 

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The discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls between 1947 and 1956 transformed our understanding of the Herbrew Bible, early post biblical Judaism and the origins of Christianity.

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The discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls between 1947 and 1956 transformed our understanding of the Herbrew Bible, early post biblical Judaism and the origins of Christianity.

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ISBN-13:
9781850751519
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Pages:
320

Meet the Author


Geza Vermes was Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford, UK and was one of the world's greatest experts on the historical Jesus, Christian beginnings, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. With the publication of Jesus the Jew (1973) he introduced the idea of Jesus as a 1st century Jewish holy man to the general public. His book The Dead Sea Scrolls in English (1962) introduced the English reader to the Scrolls, going on to sell over half a million copies.

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