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Canada's big biblical bargain [electronic resource] : how McGill University bought the Dead Sea scrolls / Jason Kalman and Jaqueline S. du Toit.

By: Kalman, Jason, 1974-.
Contributor(s): Du Toit, Jaqueline S, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montr�eal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 424 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780773582743 (electronic bk.); 0773582746 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Dead Sea scrolls. 4Q | Acquisition of manuscripts -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- Montr�eal -- History -- 20th century | McGill University -- History -- 20th century | McGill University. Archives | McGill University. Faculty of Religious Studies -- Archives | Israel. Rashut ha-�ati�kot | RELIGION / Judaism / Sacred WritingsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Canada's big biblical bargain.DDC classification: 296.1/55 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : "I should perhaps recall to you..." -- "Telling tales of the early days" : McGill buys the Dead Sea Scrolls -- "We must ride out the crisis" : the efforts to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls to Montreal -- The real question : the nation, the object, and owning the past -- "The harvest of this patient waiting" -- Annotated correspondence -- Transcription of R.B.Y. Scott's handlist of Qumran cave four fragments purchased by McGill University as of May 1955.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : "I should perhaps recall to you..." -- "Telling tales of the early days" : McGill buys the Dead Sea Scrolls -- "We must ride out the crisis" : the efforts to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls to Montreal -- The real question : the nation, the object, and owning the past -- "The harvest of this patient waiting" -- Annotated correspondence -- Transcription of R.B.Y. Scott's handlist of Qumran cave four fragments purchased by McGill University as of May 1955.

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