Second Thoughts on the Dead Sea Scrolls

Second Thoughts on the Dead Sea Scrolls

by F. F. Bruce
     
 

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In this reader-friendly overview, one of the twentieth century's leading biblical scholars offers his insights into the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for biblical studies and the histories of Judaism and Christianity. He tells the story of the discovery of the scrolls and their ongoing significance.

Contents

Prologue

1 The First Discoveries

2 Later

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Overview

In this reader-friendly overview, one of the twentieth century's leading biblical scholars offers his insights into the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for biblical studies and the histories of Judaism and Christianity. He tells the story of the discovery of the scrolls and their ongoing significance.

Contents

Prologue

1 The First Discoveries

2 Later Discoveries

3 Dating the Finds

4 Khirbet Qumran

5 Wadi Murabba'at and Khirbet Mird

6 The Scrolls and the Old Testament

7 Biblical Interpretation and the Messianic Hope

8 The Teacher of Righteousness and His Enemies

9 The Qumran Community

10 Qumran and the Essenes

11 Qumran and Christianity

Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597527002
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

F.F. Bruce (1910-1990) was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester in England. During his distinguished career he wrote many bestselling commentaries and books including 'Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free' and 'A Mind for What Matters'. He also served as general editor of The New International Commentary on the New Testament.

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