The Essenes the Scrolls and the Dead Sea

This groundbreaking book reinvigorates the contested hypothesis that the Essenes were responsible. Rather than being a marginal esoteric sect, Taylor shows that this group acted as one of the leading legal schools of Judaism.

The Essenes  the Scrolls  and the Dead Sea

The Essenes the Scrolls and the Dead Sea

The mystery surrounding the Dead Sea Scrolls remains, over 60 years after their rediscovery. Who hid them and why? This groundbreaking book reinvigorates the contested hypothesis that the Essenes were responsible. Rather than being a marginal esoteric sect, Taylor shows that this group acted as one of the leading legal schools of Judaism.

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The Dead Sea Scrolls
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: John Joseph Collins
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Chronicles the history of the Dead Sea scrolls, from their initial discovery to the current controversies surrounding them.
The Dead Sea Scrolls in English
Language: en
Pages: 391
Authors: John Joseph Collins
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-11-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

'This significantly expanded and revised fourth edition of what has always been the best English translation of the Scrolls has become a combination of two books: Vermes has replaced nearly all of the original Introduction with an abridged version of the corresponding material from The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in
The Dead Sea Scrolls: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Timothy Lim
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Since their discovery in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have become an icon in popular culture that transcends their status as ancient Jewish manuscripts. Everyone has heard of the Scrolls, but amidst the conspiracies, the politics, and the sensational claims, it can be difficult to separate the myths from the
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: John Marco Allegro
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Prometheus Books

Was Jesus of Nazareth a real historical person or a fictional character in a religious legend? What do the Dead Sea Scrolls reveal about the origins of Christianity? Has there been a conspiracy to suppress information in the Scrolls that contradicts traditional church teaching? John Allegro addresses these and many
The Dead Sea Scrolls Today, Rev. Ed
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: James VanderKam
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-22 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

This perennially bestselling book on the Dead Sea Scrolls by one of the fields most respected scholars has now been revised and updated to reflect scholarship and debates since the book was first published in 1994.

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