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Discoveries in the Judaean Desert serves as the editio princeps for the Dead Sea Scrolls. The many volumes within this series are housed in DU's library, Iliff's library, and the DU library off-site storage facility.
Timothy Lim here presents the true facts and leading theories behind the cultural and historical background of the scrolls, and examines their significance for our understanding of the Old Testament and the origins of Christianity and Judaism.
Featuring 450 articles by an international community of scholars, the _Encyclopedia_ is the definitive account of what we know about the Dead Sea Scrolls--their history, relevance, meaning, and the controversies that surround them.
The volume consists of 27 surveys of research into the Dead Sea Scrolls in the past 60 years, written by 26 authors. This book thereby exhaustively surveys past and present Qumran research, outlining its particular development in various circumstances and national contexts. For the first time, perspectives and information not recorded in any other publication are highlighted.
The last major volume of articles devoted to the topic of prayer and poetry in the Dead Sea Scrolls comprised a collection of articles presented at a conference in the year 2000 (Liturgical Perspectives: Prayer and Poetry in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls). This collection reflects the state of research in the field broadly and on specific prayers and poetic texts found among the Dead Sea Scrolls; it also offers new insights into topics on which Eileen Schuller has written extensively.
Departing from scholarship dedicated to the socio-historical realities of priesthood at Qumran, this book explores images of otherworldly and messianic/eschatological priesthood in the Dead Sea Scrolls as a reflection of the religious worldview of the Qumran community and related groups.
The essays in this book, ranging from focused studies of key passages in the Fourth Gospel to its broader social world, consider the past and potential impact of the Scrolls on Johannine studies in the context of a growing interest in the historical roots of the Johannine tradition and the origins and nature of the Johannine community and its relationship to mainstream Judaism. Future scholarship will be interested in connections between the Gospel of John and the Scrolls and also in Qumran Judaism and Johannine Christianity as parallel religious movements.
This volume brings together studies by some of the best specialists of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline literature. The authors explore the relationships between these two corpora in order to explain them more accurately and explain better the diffusion, transformations and reconfiguration of Jewish traditions into Mediterranean Judaism.
Society of Biblical Literature Handbook of Style, 2nd Ed.
The definitive source for how to write and publish in the field of biblical studies The long-awaited second edition of the essential style manual for writing and publishing in biblical studies and related fields includes key style changes, updated and expanded abbreviation and spelling-sample lists, a list of archaeological site names, material on qur'anic sources, detailed information on citing electronic sources, and expanded guidelines for the transliteration and transcription of seventeen ancient languages. A must-consult resource for writing and publishing in the field! SBLHS is the standard for most of the field. See also the SBLHSS Blog for tutorials, tips, and tricks!