Pieter B. Hartog, Protestant Theological University in Groningen
In Pesher and Hypomnema Pieter B. Hartog compares ancient Jewish commentaries on the Hebrew Bible with papyrus commentaries on the Iliad. Hartog shows that members of the Qumran movement adopted classical commentary writing and adapted it to their own needs.
Edited by Donald W. Parry, Brigham Young University; Stephen D. Ricks, Brigham Young University and Andrew C. Skinner, Brigham Young University
The conference onThe Prophetic Voice at Qumran, held 11–12 April 2014, provided a venue for lively discussions of many of the issues connected with the question of prophecy and prophetic writings in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple texts.
Edited by Ariel Feldman, Texas University Maria Cioată, University of Manchester and Charlotte Hempel, University of Birmingham
This volume explores the question of textuality in the Dead Sea Scrolls from a wide range of perspectives, including material aspects, performance, and the extent to which any of the texts relate (to) social realities in the Second Temple period.
Edited by Marcello Fidanzio, Facoltà di Teologia di Lugano
Proceedings of an international conference entirely dedicated to the caves of Qumran. Archaeologists and manuscript scholars perform a typological and a distributional analysis on the contents of the caves of the Qumran area and the other finds in the Dead Sea region.
In Turning Proverbs towards Torah, Elisa Uusimäki offers a detailed analysis of 4Q525, an early Jewish wisdom text known from Qumran. Main themes include the reuse of Proverbs to incorporate the concept of torah and aspects of Jewish pedagogy.
Edited by Kipp Davis, Kyung S. Baek, Peter W. Flint, and Dorothy M. Peters
This volume of collected essays reflects on various aspects of language, text, and interpretations of war and peace in the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Second Temple Jewish literature, with special close attention set on the Qumran War Scroll.
Edited by Eibert Tigchelaar, K.U. Leuven and Pierre Van Hecke K.U. Leuven, with the assistance of Seth Bledsoe and Pieter B. Hartog
The linguistic character of the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other contemporary Hebrew texts remains disputed. This volume presents linguistic and philological studies dealing with the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Hebrew of the Late Second Temple period.
Edited by Menahem Kister, Hillel I. Newman, Michael Segal, and Ruth A. Clements
Tradition, Transmission, and Transformation presents fourteen papers delivered at the Thirteenth Orion Center International Symposium, which trace the development of interpretive traditions found in Second Temple texts through later interpretive contexts.