The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Their Significance for Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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The Dead Sea Scrolls, found in caves near the Dead Sea fifteen miles east of Jerusalem from 1947 to 1956, include the oldest existing biblical manuscripts and the remarkable texts of the purist Jewish community at Qumran. The discovery of the scrolls has added dramatically to our understanding of the varieties of Judaism at the time of Jesus and the rise of Christianity, but has also prompted heated debate about the nature of these religions. As the monumental task of transcribing...