Rethinking Rewritten Scripture
Yonder Moynihan Gillihan
Using insights from modern sociology, this book argues that the organization, law, and literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls sect expressed an "alternative civic ideology" by which members claimed citizenship in a superior commonwealth that would soon replace the existing Judean state.
Edited by George J. Brooke and Jesper Høgenhaven
This volume, which contains the papers from a conference in Copenhagen in June 2009 on the texts from DJD V, represents the ongoing work on the re-edition of these texts, and reflects the development in approaches and viewpoints since the texts were first published (1968).
Edited by Katell Berthelot and Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra
The articles in this book tackle important linguistic, exegetical and historical questions concerning the Aramaic scrolls from Qumran, addressing for instance the issue of their relevance to the development of apocalypticism and messianism in the Jewish tradition.
Edited by Sarianna Metso, Hindy Najman and Eileen Schuller
This volume considers the transmission of interpretive traditions and the details of scribal practices. The essays explore the variety of ways that texts are interpreted at Qumran and also re-evaluates sectarian categorizations of texts along with distinctive scribal practices.
Edited by Daniel K. Falk, Sarianna Metso, Donald W. Parry, and Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar
Papers presented at the IOQS meeting in Ljubljana “Qumran Cave 1 Revisited: Reconsidering the Cave 1 Texts Sixty Years after Their Discovery,” on the two Isaiah scrolls, the Community Rule, the War Scroll, the Thanksgivings Scroll, and the Genesis Apocryphon.
Edited by Charlotte Hempel
This volume presents the proceedings of an international conference held at the University of Birmingham in 2007 and offers an up to date assessment of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the material remains unearthed at Qumran by leading international specialists.
Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman and Shani Tzoref
This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 2008 Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies at New York University, dedicated to "The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: The Scholarly Contributions of NYU Faculty and Alumni."
Edited by Esther G. Chazon & Betsy Halpern-Amaru, in collaboration with Ruth A. Clements
This volume presents new perspectives on the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls. New methodologies and topics include identity, memory, ritual theory, sectarian sociology, philosophy of education, liturgical anthropology, Jewish law, history of religion, and mysticism.
edited by Jan Gunneweg, Annemie Adriaens and Joris Dik
Monotheism is studied through the manuscripts found at Qumran that are in Hebrew and Aramaic and thousand years earlier than the existing Hebrew text, known as the Old Testament. The scientific study of the bio- and material relics found at sectarian Qumran's settlement, caves and cemetery shed ...
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