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The self-understanding of the Dead Sea scrolls community [electronic resource] : an eternal planting, a house of holiness / Paul Swarup.

By: Swarup, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of Second Temple studies: 59.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xv, 233 p.).ISBN: 9780567014191 (electronic bk.); 0567014193 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Dead Sea scrolls | Qumran community | Dead Sea scrolls | Ideology -- Dead Sea scrolls | Religion | Manuscrits de la mer Morte | Communaut�e de Qumr*an | RELIGION -- Judaism -- General | Essenen | Zelfbeeld | Selbstverst�andnis | QumransekteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Self-understanding of the Dead Sea scrolls community.DDC classification: 296.8/15 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This book will enable the scholarly public to have a better comprehension of the ideology of the Dead Sea Scrolls Community and how these two metaphors shaped the role of the community. It will help it readers to know how important it was for the DSS community to see itself as the 'True Israel' and as the 'Kingdom of priests and a holy nation'.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-224) and indexes.

This book will enable the scholarly public to have a better comprehension of the ideology of the Dead Sea Scrolls Community and how these two metaphors shaped the role of the community. It will help it readers to know how important it was for the DSS community to see itself as the 'True Israel' and as the 'Kingdom of priests and a holy nation'.

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