The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Their Significance for Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity

Book - 2002
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The story of the discovery of the first Dead Sea Scrolls has become a part of Western lore. Who has not heard about the Bedouin shepherd who threw a rock into a cave, heard a crash, went in to explore, and found the scrolls? The story in that form may be accurate, but it turns out to be something of a simplification. As a matter of fact, much remains unknown about the exact circumstances under which those scrolls were discovered. The story of the discovery at first deals with just one cave; the other ten were located at later times.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : HarperSanFrancisco, [2002]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780060684655
0060684658
9780060684648
006068464X
Branch Call Number: 296.155 V284m
Characteristics: xii, 467 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Flint, Peter W.

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