The Social Role of Liturgy in the Religion of the Qumran Community

The Social Role of Liturgy in the Religion of the Qumran Community

by Russell Arnold

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The Social Role of Liturgy in the Religion of the Qumran Community by Russell Arnold

This volume analyzes the wide variety of the Qumran community’s liturgical practices in light of their social and ideological structures, discussing their implications for community identity formation, boundary formation, and instruction of new members.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004150300
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/05/2006
Series: Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah Series , #60
Pages: 270

About the Author

Russell C.D. Arnold, Ph.D. (2005) in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. He has also written on the relationship between sacrifice and prayer at Qumran.

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