The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years

by Hershel Shanks

Book, 1991

Barcode

123458041

Call number

010 SHA

Publication

Washington, DC : Biblical Archaeology Society, c1991.

Description

A six-part program of lectures on the Dead Sea scrolls by scholars with hands-on experience deciphering and interpreting these 2,000-year-old documents. Gives the history of their discovery and acquisition and relates ancient cultural and religious history brought to light by their interpretation, including roots of Christianity and Judaism.

User reviews

LibraryThing member juniperSun
Transcript of a symposium, with photos (apparently from the slides shown). Answered my random wondering what ever happened to the scrolls that were found--they are still being pieced together.

Original publication date

1991

ISBN

0961308974 / 9780961308971
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