Sectarian Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls : Courts, Testimony and the Penal Code / / Lawrence H. Schiffman.

This volume examines the sectarian legal system, specifically its courts, court pro­cedure, rules of testimony and the Penal Code. Schiffman argues that the legal system portrayed in the scrolls coheres organically with the community’s theological outlook and idealized vision of itself. His argument...

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Place / Publishing House:Chico : : Scholars Press,, 2020.
Year of Publication:2020
Edition:Second edition.
Series:Brown Judaic studies; 33
Physical Description:1 online resource (xv, 278 p. ); Tables
Notes:The text of this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License: To use this book, or parts of this book, in any way not covered by the license, please contact Brown Judaic Studies, Brown University, Box 1826, Providence, RI 02912.
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