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The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of ancient Jewish texts first discovered at Khirbet Qumran in Israel in 1947. Together these texts offer students and scholars a unique window into an ancient sect on the margins of Jewish society. This guide is curated by a doctoral student in Religious Studies/New Testament and we welcome suggestions from users. Please email us!
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!