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The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective
Geza Vermes

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Format: Paperback, 238pp.
ISBN: 0800614356
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
Pub. Date: 1997

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This book has been replaced by An Introduction to the Complete Dead Sea Scrolls

A survey of research on the Dead Sea Scrolls since their discovery in 1947. Vermes re-examines the whole issue of the Scrolls in a way that will interest the public by will useful to the university student as well. This book has been replaced by An Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls by Geza Vermes.

About the Author

Geza Vermes is Emeritus Fellow of the British Academy, and Emeritus Professor of Jewish Studies and Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford University. His other Fortress Press books are The Religion of Jesus the Jew (1993) and Jesus the Jew (1981). He has been an international leader in the field of Dead Sea Scrolls research for more than forty years, as recounted in his Providential Accidents: An Autobiography (1998).

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Discoveries in the Judaean Desert

Chapter 2: Authenticity and Dating of the Scrolls

Chapter 3: The Qumran Library

Chapter 4: Life and Institutions of the Sect

Chapter 5: Identification of the Community

Chapter 6: History of the Sect

Chapter 7: The Religious Ideas and Ideals of the Community

Chapter 8: Qumran and Biblical Studies

General Bibliography

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