Phillip R. Callaway's The Dead Sea Scrolls for a New Millennium PDF

By Phillip R. Callaway

within the useless Sea Scrolls for a brand new Millennium, Phillip R. Callaway offers the main entire survey of the lifeless Sea Scrolls because the ultimate ebook of the cave four fragments. The chapters on modifying the Scrolls, at the caves, at the scrolls, and on Khirbet Qumran current the facts with no getting slowed down in older controversies. Callaway discusses the so-called yahad ostracon, in addition to a desirable writing workout, and the meant lifeless Sea Scroll on stone.

Those who wish to be aware of extra concerning the Bible one of the Scrolls are provided short reviews on over 100 readings from Qumran's biblical manuscripts and different biblical texts. within the bankruptcy at the pseudepigrapha and apocrypha, Callaway emphasizes the wealthy literary construction of the mid- to overdue moment Temple interval, with sections on Enoch, Jubilees, the Genesis Apocryphon, a Genesis statement, the transformed Pentateuch, targums on Leviticus and activity, the Temple Scroll, the recent Jerusalem, an Apocryphon of Joshua, the psalms, a variety of works of knowledge, Tobit, Ben Sira, the Epistle of Jeremiah, and the Greek fragments from cave 7. The bankruptcy at the group Scrolls offers with the Damascus rfile, the rule of thumb of the group and its appendages, a Hybrid Rule, the rule of thumb of battle, the Thanksgiving Hymns, Florilegium, Testimonia, Melchizedek, the pesher commentaries on Habakkuk, Nahum, and Psalm 37, Ordinances, Calendar texts, a few Works of the legislation, the Angelic Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice, and the phylacteries.

In phrases of the Scrolls and Jewish background, Callaway discusses the textual content referred to as compliment for Jerusalem and King Jonathan, the Copper Scroll, the documentary texts (which may perhaps or will not be from Qumran), the background of the Qumran neighborhood, and a few similarities to early Christian suggestion and language. as well as clarifying discussions of the entire works pointed out above, the writer hopes that The lifeless Sea Scrolls for a brand new Millennium may also help readers comprehend the Scrolls now not because the manufactured from a thorough, separatist neighborhood, yet particularly because the literary historical past of a few of the maximum Jewish minds that lived within the moment Temple period.

"Phillip Callaway takes his readers during the tales of discovery, conveying with a funky and authoritative contact the most important theories and matters that the Scrolls have engendered, and top us into the guts of the scrolls themselves. His account is readable, trustworthy, undogmatic, up to date, and strongly instructed for college students and non-specialists alike."
--Philip Davies
University of Sheffield

"If you're looking for a clean consultant to the lifeless Sea Scrolls that introduces you to lots of the significant compositions in a transparent and sympathetic method, then this is often the publication for you. Callaway provides quite a lot of perspectives concerning the Scrolls, and but total he sees them no longer because the items of a maverick minority yet greatly as a part of the Judaism in their time. As such he argues that they should be taken heavily by means of all who comprehend themselves as by any means the heirs of that formative interval thousand years ago."
--George J. Brooke,
University of Manchester

Phillip R. Callaway studied the useless Sea Scrolls with Hartmut Stegemann and labored on the Qumran Institute on the collage of Marburg and the collage of Göttingen, Germany. He bought the PhD in faith from Emory college. He has released broadly at the useless Sea Scrolls and is the writer of The background of the Qumran neighborhood: An research (1988) and the coauthor of the total international of the lifeless Sea Scrolls (2002).

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