John Marco Allegro

The Maverick of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Author: Judith Anne Brown

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing


Category: Religion

Page: 288

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This book explores the life and work of John Allegro, freethinker and rebel, whose work on the Dead Sea Scrolls led him to challenge the Church, the editing team, and most conventional assumptions about the development of Christianity.

The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls

Technological Innovations, New Texts, and Reformulated Issues

Author: Donald Wayne Parry

Publisher: BRILL


Category: Religion

Page: 732

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This volume contains the most recent scholarship on a number of issues and topics presented at an international conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, held at Provo, Utah, July 15-17, 1996. Forty-three articles examine various aspects of the Scrolls, placed under the following divisions: Technology, Editions and Analyses of Texts, The Qumran Community, Calendar, Levi and the Priesthood, Messianism and Eschatology, and Wisdom and Liturgy.

The Allegro Qumran Collection

Supplement to The Dead Sea Scrolls on Microfiche. Introduction and catalogue

Author: ʻEmanuel Tov




Page: 50

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The Scrolls and the Scriptures

Qumran Fifty Years After

Author: Stanley E. Porter

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Religion

Page: 414

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This collection of papers from the Roehampton conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible is the first jubilee volume published to celebrate the discovery of the Scrolls fifty years ago. Experts on the Scrolls, Hebrew language, biblical studies, ancient Judaism and modern literary theory cover a range of perspectives-as well as important issues of method and the perennial problems of the identity of the inhabitants of Khirbet Qumran and the relationship between the site and the discoveries in the nearby caves. Contributors include the well-known experts, Philip Davies, George Brooke, Al Wolters and J.D.G. Dunn.

Material and Digital Reconstruction of Fragmentary Dead Sea Scrolls

The Case of 4Q418a

Author: Jonathan Ben-Dov

Publisher: BRILL


Category: Religion

Page: 296

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This book presents an innovative and comprehensive method for reconstructing fragmentary scrolls in a digital environment. The method enables extracting maximum information from the fragments. It is exemplified on the scroll 4Q418a, a fragmentary copy of Instruction.

Jerusalem, Alexandria, Rome

Studies in Ancient Cultural Interaction in Honour of A. Hilhorst

Author: Florentino García Martínez

Publisher: BRILL


Category: Religion


View: 515

A collection of articles on Classical, Jewish and Christian literatures which explore the interaction between the respective languages and cultures at the levels of philology, theology, motives, or realia. The book reveals the fecundating process of transmission, assimilation and reaction among the texts.