The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible
One thousand years older than any other manuscripts, The Dead Sea Scrolls allow us to read the Bible as it was in the time of Jesus. This volume presents all 220 of the Dead Sea biblical scrolls, arranged to be...
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One thousand years older than any other manuscripts, The Dead Sea Scrolls allow us to read the Bible as it was in the time of Jesus. This volume presents all 220 of the Dead Sea biblical scrolls, arranged to be read in canonical order. Commentary by the editors provides insight into the rich cultural and religious traditions behind the scrolls and the Bible itself.
"Here is a book we shall soon wonder how we did without. Bible scholars will find it essential; students will find it stimulating and exciting; anyone interested in the beginnings of Judaism and Christianity will find it fascinating. This is a book many have been awaiting since the Dead Sea Scrolls were first discovered half a century ago." - N T Wright .
All 220 biblical scrolls are presented and translated into English with a full commentary. The work reveals important differences between the scrolls and the Old Testament, restores lost psalms, reveals previously unknown details about the lives of biblical figures and provides new information on how the Hebrew Bible was created.
This volume presents the world's most precious and ancient version of the Bible. 1000 years older than any existing manuscripts, these scrolls allow us to read the Bible as it was in the time of Jesus.
Peter W. Flint (Ph.D. (with distinction), Univ. of Notre Dame) is Director of Graduate Programme in Biblical Studies and Professor of Religious Studies, Trinity Western University, Canada. He is the author of The Dead Sea Scrolls: An Essential Guide, and editor and contributor to Eschatology, Messianism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Bible at Qumran: Text, Shape and Interpretation, and Book of Daniel: Composition and Reception
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Eugene Ulrich is chief editor of the other biblical manuscripts in the DJD series (vols. IX, XII, XIV, XV)ý