Dead Sea Scrolls Today

ISBN-10: 080286435X
ISBN-13: 9780802864352
Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)
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Description: Revised and updated to reflect scholarship and debates since the book was first published in 1994. The text is a general survey on the 'Dead Sea Scrolls'.

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858

Revised and updated to reflect scholarship and debates since the book was first published in 1994. The text is a general survey on the 'Dead Sea Scrolls'.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Discoveries
Introduction
The Qumran Discoveries
The First Cave
The Seven Original Scrolls
The Cave Itself
The Other Caves
The Ruins of Qumran
The de Vaux Excavations and Interpretations
The Buildings
The Cemeteries
Subsequent Studies and Interpretations
The Buildings
The Cemeteries
Methods for Dating the Discoveries
Methods for Dating the Texts
Paleography
Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
Internal Allusions
Methods for Dating the Other Archeological Remains
Carbon 14
Pottery
Coins
Survey of the Manuscripts
Biblical Texts
Biblical Scrolls
Targums
Tefillin and Mezuzot
Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Texts
Apocrypha
Tobit
Sirach (Ecclesiasticus or the Wisdom of Jesus ben Sira)
Letter of Jeremiah (= Baruch 6)
Psalm
Pseudepigrapha
Enoch or 1 Enoch
Jubilees
Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs
New Pseudepigrapha
Other Texts
Commentaries on Biblical Material
Continuous Commentaries
The Habakkuk Commentary (1QpHab)
The Nahum Commentary (4Q169)
The Commentary on Psalms (4Q171, 173)
Thematic Commentaries
Florilegium (4Q174)
The Testimonia (4Q175)
The Melchizedek Text (nQMclch)
A Commentary on Genesis (4Q252)
Paraphrases
Legal Texts
The Damascus Document
The Rule of the Community
The Temple Scroll
Some of the Works of the Torah (4QMMT)
Writings for Worship
The Cycle of Worship
Liturgical Texts
Calendrical Texts
Poetic Compositions
The Thanksgiving Hymns
Other Poems
Eschatological Works
The War Rule
Texts about the New Jerusalem
Wisdom Texts
4Q184 Wiles of the Wicked Woman
4Q185 Sapiential Work
Instruction
The Copper Scroll (3Q15)
Documentary Texts
The Identification of the Qumran Group
The Case for the Essene Hypothesis
The Evidence from Pliny the Elder
The Contents of the Qumran Texts and Essene Beliefs and Practices
Theology
Determinism
The Afterlife
Practice
Nonuse of Oil
Property
The Pure Meal
Bodily Functions
Spitting
Problems With the Essene Hypothesis
Entry Procedures
Marriage
The Name Essene
Other Theories
Sadducees
Jerusalem Origins
The Qumran Essenes
A Sketch of the Qumran Group's History
The Pre-Qumran Period
The Qumran Period
Phase I
Phase II
A Sketch of Qumran Thought and Practice
Predeterminism
The Two Ways
The Community of the New Covenant
Scriptural Interpretation
The Latter Days
Special Laws
The Universe
Worship
The End and the Messiahs
The Qumran Essenes and Their Place in Judaism
The Scrolls and the Old Testament
The Text of the Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament
The Period of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
The Pre-Qumran Textual Witnesses
The Masoretic Text
The Septuagint
The Samaritan Pentateuch
Qumran Contributions
The Great Isaiah Scroll
Qumran Agreements with the Septuagint against the Masoretic Text
Minor Examples
Major Examples
Jeremiah
Samuel
An Unusual Case
Theories about Textual Development
A Theory of Local Texts
A Theory of Textual Plurality and Variety
Successive Literary Editions
New Information About the History of Some Texts
The Book of Psalms
Daniel 4
A Canon of Scripture
Evidence outside Qumran
The Prologue to Sirach (the Wisdom of Jesus ben Sira)
2 Mace 2:13-15
Philo, On the Contemplative Life 25
Luke 24:44
Matt 23:35
4 Ezra 14:23-48
Josephus, Against Apion 1.37-43
Evidence from Qumran
Criteria
Authoritative Books
Books Quoted as Authorities
Other Authoritative Books
Jubilees
1 Enoch
The Temple Scroll
The Scrolls and the New Testament
Introduction
Similarities Between the Scrolls and the New Testament
Language and Text
Language
The Many
The Guardian
Other Examples
Text
New Testament Papyri in Cave 7?
Qumran Words and Phrases in the New Testament
The Sermon on the Mount
Characters
John the Baptist
Others
Practices
Shared Property
The Meal
Calendar
Eschatology
Messianism
Biblical Interpretation
Teachings
Conclusions
Controversies about the Dead Sea Scrolls
Editing and Publishing the Scrolls
Events Since 1989
Postscript
Index

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