Debating Qumran

Debating Qumran

by J Magness
     
 

ISBN-10: 9042913142

ISBN-13: 9789042913141

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Peeters Publishing

Qumran has been the subject of recent controversy, with a number of scholars challenging Roland de Vaux's interpretation of the site as a sectarian settlement. In these updated and annotated essays, Jodi Magness examines various aspects of the archaeology of Qumran, including the architecture, pottery, cementery, and coins. She beliefs that de Vaux's interpretation is

Overview

Qumran has been the subject of recent controversy, with a number of scholars challenging Roland de Vaux's interpretation of the site as a sectarian settlement. In these updated and annotated essays, Jodi Magness examines various aspects of the archaeology of Qumran, including the architecture, pottery, cementery, and coins. She beliefs that de Vaux's interpretation is correct, and that the community that inhabitated Qumran should be identified with the Essenes mentioned in our ancient sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789042913141
Publisher:
Peeters Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion Series, #4
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.58(d)

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