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.
Emile Puech. English translation by David E. Orton
This English translation of the new edition of the Copper Scroll of Qumran gives the results of an improved decipherment of the engraved text due to the restoration of the Scroll by the Mécénat of the French Electric Company.
A careful reconsideration of the Apocryphon of Jeremiah C from Qumran and the Jeremianic traditions in the Qumran literature reveals the importance of Jeremiah's prophetic persona for the construction of community identity in periods of crisis.
Women in the Bible, Qumran and Early Rabbinic Literature: Their Status and Roles explores the different attitudes toward the woman’s guilt for the expulsion from the Garden and human’s calamities and the legal ramifications of her lower social and legal status regarding independence, ownership...