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The Dead Sea scrolls [cd] : the truth behind the mystique / by Lawrence H. Schiffman.

Authors: Schiffman, Lawrence H.
Call number: CD 296.155 SCH
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2007.
Publication date: p2007.
Subject: Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem)
Dead Sea scrolls.
Series title: Modern scholar.
Title: The Dead Sea scrolls [cd] : the truth behind the mystique / by Lawrence H. Schiffman.
Physical description: 7 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.)
Performer note: Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman, lecturer.
Contents note: Lecture 1. The library of Qumran -- Lecture 2. Scandal and publication -- Lecture 3. Sects of the Second Temple period -- Lecture 4. The Halakhic Letter and the founding of the sect -- Lecture 5. The Qumran sect -- Lecture 6. Women and the Dead Sea Scrolls sect -- Lecture 7. Theology and beliefs of the Dead Sea Scroll sect -- Lecture 8. Biblical interpretation -- Lecture 9. The Hebrew Bible in Second Temple times -- Lecture 10. The Messiah and the End of Days -- Lecture 11. The Temple Scroll -- Lecture 12. The scrolls, Judaism, and Christianity -- Lecture 13. Controversial Messianic texts -- Lecture 14. The scrolls in public culture.
Notes: Compact discs.
Summary note: The Dead Sea Scrolls are perhaps the most important archaeological discovery of the twentieth century. These lectures set before the public the real Dead Sea Scrolls, the most importan collections of Jewish texts from the centuries before the rise of Christianity. Only through efforts to understand what the scrolls can teach us about the history of Judaism is it possible for us to learn what they have to teach us about the history of Christianity. Professor Schiffman leads the listener through the complex details of the Scrolls and their true meaning for the world.
Genre: Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781428156241 (set)
1428156240 (set)
9781428156258 (course guide)
1428156259 (course guide)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1117783
Bib No.: 1117783

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