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The Dead Sea scrolls and contemporary culture [electronic resource] : proceedings of the international conference held at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (July 6-8, 2008) / edited by Adolfo D. Roitman, Lawrence H. Schiffman, and Shani Tzoref.

Contributor(s): Roitman, Adolfo Daniel | Schiffman, Lawrence H | Tzoref, Shani.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah: v. 93.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 769 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9789004185937 (electronic bk.); 9004185933 (electronic bk.); 9789004196148 (electronic bk.); 9004196145 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Dead Sea scrolls -- Congresses | Qumran community -- History -- Congresses | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses | Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses | Dead Sea scrolls -- Relation to the New Testament -- Congresses | Women (Jewish law) -- Congresses | Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses | Dead Sea scrolls -- Congresses | Dead Sea scrolls -- Relation to the New Testament -- Congresses | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred WritingsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dead Sea scrolls and contemporary culture.DDC classification: 296.1/55 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Some thoughts at the close of the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert publication project / Emanuel Tov -- The Groningen hypothesis revisited / Florentino Garc�ia Mart�inez -- 1QS 6:2c-4a : satellites or precursors of the Ya�had? / Charlotte Hempel -- What kind of sect was the Ya�had? A comparative approach / Eyal Regev -- The pre-history of the Qumran community with a reassessment of CD 1:5-11 / James C. Vanderkam -- The Elohistic psalter and the writing of divine names at Qumran / Jonathan Ben-Dov -- Non-Masoretic variant readings in the Hebrew University Isaiah scroll (1QIsa[superscript b]) and the text to be translated / Peter W. Flint -- Clearer insight into the development of the Bible : a gift of the scrolls / Eugene Ulrich -- Biblical interpretation in the Dead Sea scrolls : looking back and looking ahead / Moshe J. Bernstein -- Revelation and perspicacity in Qumran hermeneutics? / James H. Charlesworth -- The Genesis apocryphon : a chain of traditions / Esther Eshel -- From paratext to commentary / Armin Lange -- Enochic Judaism : an assessment / John J. Collins -- Between Qumran sectarian and non-sectarian texts : the case of Belial and Mastema / Devorah Dimant -- Which is older, Jubilees or the Genesis apocryphon? An exegetical approach / James Kugel -- Pseudepigraphy and first person discourse in the Dead Sea documents : from the Aramaic texts to writings of the Ya�had / Loren T. Stuckenbruck -- Ritual purity / Hannah K. Harrington -- Dogs and chickens at Qumran / Jodi Magness -- Creative interpretation and integrative interpretation in Qumran / Vered Noam -- The price of mediation : the role of priests in the priestly halakhah / Cana Werman -- From Jesus to the early Christian communities : modes of sectarianism in the light of the Dead Sea scrolls / George J. Brooke -- The Gabriel revelation / Israel Knohl -- Nascent Christianity between sectarian and broader Judaism : lessons from the Dead Sea scrolls / Serge Ruzer -- Rethinking gender in the Community rule : an experiment in sociology / Maxine L. Grossman -- Canonization and gender in Qumran : 4Q179, 4Q184, 2Q18 and 11QPsalms[superscript a] / Tal Ilan -- Laws pertaining to women and sexuality in the early stratum of the Damascus document / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- Women in the Dead Sea scrolls : research in the past decade and future directions / Eileen Schuller -- Marriage and marital life in the Dead Sea scrolls / Aharon Shemesh -- Karaites, Qumran, the calendar, and beyond : at the beginning of the twenty-first century / Albert I. Baumgarten -- The Dead Sea scrolls, Hebrew Union College, and Reform Judaism 1948-2008 / Richard Freund -- Interpretive circles : the case of the Dead Sea scrolls / Edna Ullmann-Margalit -- The Dead Sea scrolls online : taking on a (second) life of their own / Susan Hazan -- The Second Temple Period Multimedia Educational Suite with an appendix on the ceramic and numismatic evidence for Qumran's Period Ia / Stephen Pfann Jr. ; with an appendix by Stephen J. Pfann -- The quest for new strategies in teaching and popularizing the Dead Sea scrolls / Adolfo Roitman.
Summary: This volume contains the proceedings of the international conference held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem in July 2008 in honor of the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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Some thoughts at the close of the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert publication project / Emanuel Tov -- The Groningen hypothesis revisited / Florentino Garc�ia Mart�inez -- 1QS 6:2c-4a : satellites or precursors of the Ya�had? / Charlotte Hempel -- What kind of sect was the Ya�had? A comparative approach / Eyal Regev -- The pre-history of the Qumran community with a reassessment of CD 1:5-11 / James C. Vanderkam -- The Elohistic psalter and the writing of divine names at Qumran / Jonathan Ben-Dov -- Non-Masoretic variant readings in the Hebrew University Isaiah scroll (1QIsa[superscript b]) and the text to be translated / Peter W. Flint -- Clearer insight into the development of the Bible : a gift of the scrolls / Eugene Ulrich -- Biblical interpretation in the Dead Sea scrolls : looking back and looking ahead / Moshe J. Bernstein -- Revelation and perspicacity in Qumran hermeneutics? / James H. Charlesworth -- The Genesis apocryphon : a chain of traditions / Esther Eshel -- From paratext to commentary / Armin Lange -- Enochic Judaism : an assessment / John J. Collins -- Between Qumran sectarian and non-sectarian texts : the case of Belial and Mastema / Devorah Dimant -- Which is older, Jubilees or the Genesis apocryphon? An exegetical approach / James Kugel -- Pseudepigraphy and first person discourse in the Dead Sea documents : from the Aramaic texts to writings of the Ya�had / Loren T. Stuckenbruck -- Ritual purity / Hannah K. Harrington -- Dogs and chickens at Qumran / Jodi Magness -- Creative interpretation and integrative interpretation in Qumran / Vered Noam -- The price of mediation : the role of priests in the priestly halakhah / Cana Werman -- From Jesus to the early Christian communities : modes of sectarianism in the light of the Dead Sea scrolls / George J. Brooke -- The Gabriel revelation / Israel Knohl -- Nascent Christianity between sectarian and broader Judaism : lessons from the Dead Sea scrolls / Serge Ruzer -- Rethinking gender in the Community rule : an experiment in sociology / Maxine L. Grossman -- Canonization and gender in Qumran : 4Q179, 4Q184, 2Q18 and 11QPsalms[superscript a] / Tal Ilan -- Laws pertaining to women and sexuality in the early stratum of the Damascus document / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- Women in the Dead Sea scrolls : research in the past decade and future directions / Eileen Schuller -- Marriage and marital life in the Dead Sea scrolls / Aharon Shemesh -- Karaites, Qumran, the calendar, and beyond : at the beginning of the twenty-first century / Albert I. Baumgarten -- The Dead Sea scrolls, Hebrew Union College, and Reform Judaism 1948-2008 / Richard Freund -- Interpretive circles : the case of the Dead Sea scrolls / Edna Ullmann-Margalit -- The Dead Sea scrolls online : taking on a (second) life of their own / Susan Hazan -- The Second Temple Period Multimedia Educational Suite with an appendix on the ceramic and numismatic evidence for Qumran's Period Ia / Stephen Pfann Jr. ; with an appendix by Stephen J. Pfann -- The quest for new strategies in teaching and popularizing the Dead Sea scrolls / Adolfo Roitman.

This volume contains the proceedings of the international conference held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem in July 2008 in honor of the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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