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The Serekh texts [electronic resource] / Sarianna Metso.

By: Metso, Sarianna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Companion to the Qumran scrolls: 9.; Library of Second Temple studies: 62.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London : T & T Clark, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 86 p.).ISBN: 9780567392992 (electronic bk.); 0567392996 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Serekh texts | Essenes | Essenes -- Influence | Jews | Serekh texts | Religion | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | Dode-Zeerollen | QumrantexteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Serekh texts.DDC classification: 296.155 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The Serekh Texts discusses the central rule documents produced by a pious Jewish community of the Essenes that lived at Qumran by the Dead Sea at the turn of the era. The texts describe the life of a highly ascetic group that had rejected the hellenistic Jewish culture and had withdrawn into the desert to live a life of perfect obedience to the Torah. Sarianna Metso introduces the twelve manuscripts of the Community Rule found in Qumran Caves 1, 4 and 5 in terms of their content, textual history, literary function, and significance for the study of ancient Judaism and early Christianity. The w.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes some text in Hebrew.

The Serekh Texts discusses the central rule documents produced by a pious Jewish community of the Essenes that lived at Qumran by the Dead Sea at the turn of the era. The texts describe the life of a highly ascetic group that had rejected the hellenistic Jewish culture and had withdrawn into the desert to live a life of perfect obedience to the Torah. Sarianna Metso introduces the twelve manuscripts of the Community Rule found in Qumran Caves 1, 4 and 5 in terms of their content, textual history, literary function, and significance for the study of ancient Judaism and early Christianity. The w.

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