Devorah Dimant, Ph.D. (1974, Hebrew University) is Associate Professor of Bible at the University of Haifa, Israel, specializing in Dead Sea Scrolls, Apocrypha and post-biblical literature.
Lawrence H. Schiffman, Ph.D. (1974, Brandeis University), is Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. He is an expert on Judaism in Late Antiquity, Jewish law, Talmud, and Dead Sea Scrolls. He authored Halakhah at Qumran (Brill, 1975) and serves as one of the editors of the journal Dead Sea Discoveries (Brill, Leiden).
Of interest to academic libraries, graduate students in religion and Late Antiquity, specialists in the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Bible, and the Ancient Near East.
'...we may find in this book many important essays which are useful to see the Dead See Scrolls and the many problems they pose in a new light. Devorah Dimant and Lawrence H. Schiffman are therefore to be thanked for placing at our disposal the significant contributions collected in this volume.'
Corrado Martone, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 1995.