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The message of the scrolls

Author: Yigael Yadin; James H Charlesworth
Publisher: New York : Crossroad, 1992.
Series: Christian origins library.
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This book will be of importance to all who are interested in the discovery and revolutionary importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Its three purposes remain important: to present the facts about the seven Scrolls found in Cave I and the Cairo Damascus Document so that readers can draw their own conclusions; to provide an account of the discovery of the Scrolls and especially the acquisition of three by Sukenik and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yigael Yadin; James H Charlesworth
ISBN: 0824511425 9780824511425
OCLC Number: 24501452
Notes: Previously published: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1962. With new introd.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Discovery: The Hebrew University --
The Monastery of St. Mark --
Destiny --
The cave of the scrolls --
The other caves --
The communal building of Khirbet Qumran --
The cemetery --
Wadi Murabba'at or the archives of Bar-Kochbah --
The scrolls: General --
The Isaiah Scrolls --
The Habukkuk Commentary --
The Commentary on Psalms and the Commentary on Nahum --
The Thanksgiving Hymns --
The Manual of Discipline or the Rule of the Community, and the Damascus Covenant --
The Scroll of the War of the Sons of Light against the Sons of Darkness --
The Scroll of the Apocryphal Genesis --
The Copper Scrolls --
The Scrolls of Treasures --
The date of the scrolls and the identification of the sect.
Series Title: Christian origins library.
Responsibility: Yigael Yadin ; edited by James H. Charlesworth.

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This book will be of importance to all who are interested in the discovery and revolutionary importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Its three purposes remain important: to present the facts about the seven Scrolls found in Cave I and the Cairo Damascus Document so that readers can draw their own conclusions; to provide an account of the discovery of the Scrolls and especially the acquisition of three by Sukenik and four by Yadin for the Hebrew University; and, more importantly, to describe each of the seven Scrolls and its contents.

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