The Dead Sea scrolls / / Peter W. Flint.

"In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd stumbled upon a cave near the Dead Sea, a settlement now called Qumran, to the east of Jerusalem. This cave, along with the others located nearby, contained jars holding hundreds of scrolls and fragments of scrolls of texts both biblical and nonbiblical--in Hebrew,...

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Superior document:Core biblical studies
Place / Publishing House:Nashville, Tennessee : : Abingdon Press,, [2013]
Year of Publication:2013
Series:Core biblical studies.
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Physical Description:1 online resource (250 pages).
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Table of Contents:
  • The discovery of the Scrolls in the Judean Desert
  • Archaeology of the Qumran site: the caves, buildings, and cemeteries
  • Dating the scrolls found at Qumran
  • The Bible before the scrolls
  • The Biblical scrolls
  • The Dead Sea scrolls and the Biblical text
  • The scrolls, the Apocrypha, and the Pseudepigrapha
  • The shape and contents of the Scriptures used at Qumran
  • The Nonbiblical scrolls
  • The movement associated with Qumran : Not Pharisees or Sadducees, but Essenes
  • Religious thought and practice reflected in the Qumran scrolls
  • The New Testament and the Dead Sea Scrolls.