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The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible

James C Vanderkam

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible

James C Vanderkam

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The substantial value of the Dead Sea Scrolls for biblical studies is well known. However, it can be difficult to remain on the cutting edge of Dead Sea Scrolls scholarship. In this volume leading expert James C. VanderKam offers detailed summaries of significant ways in which the scrolls can enrich the reading and study of the Bible. Each chapter brings readers up-to-date with the latest pivotal developments, focusing on relevant information from the scrolls and expounding their significance for biblical studies. This rich compendium from a distinguished scholar is essential reading for all who work at understanding biblical texts and their contexts within the ancient world.

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About "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible"

The substantial value of the Dead Sea Scrolls for biblical studies is well known. However, it can be difficult to remain on the cutting edge of Dead Sea Scrolls scholarship. In this volume leading expert James C. VanderKam offers detailed summaries of significant ways in which the scrolls can enrich the reading and study of the Bible. Each chapter brings readers up-to-date with the latest pivotal developments, focusing on relevant information from the scrolls and expounding their significance for biblical studies. This rich compendium from a distinguished scholar is essential reading for all who work at understanding biblical texts and their contexts within the ancient world.
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Meet the Author

James C Vanderkam

James C. VanderKam (Ph.D., Harvard University) is the John A. OBrien Professor of Hebrew Scriptures at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the international team charged with editing and translating the unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls. Some of his published works include The Dead Sea Scrolls Today; An Introduction to Early Judaism; The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and From Joshua to Caiaphas: High Priests after the Exile

He has edited twelve volumes in the official series Discoveries in the Judaean Desert and another is in process. He is one of the two editors in chief of the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 343443
  • Product Code 9780802866790
  • ISBN 0802866794
  • EAN 9780802866790
  • Pages 202
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Jan 2012
  • Sales Rank #59452
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 8 mm
  • Weight 0.312kg

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