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Qumran, Early Judaism, and New Testament Interpretation: Kleine Schriften III
Frey, Jörg
Cerone, Jacob, editor

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019 pp. xxi + 906. $300.00

Series Information
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 424

Description: The articles collected here present the fruits of 25 years of scholarship on Qumran and the New Testament. The author situates the New Testament within the pluralistic context of Second Temple Judaism, presents detailed overviews on the discoveries from Qumran, the source value of the ancient texts on the Essenes, the interpretation of the archaeological site, the various forms of dualism within the texts, the development of apocalyptic thought, Qumran meals, and scriptural authority in the Scrolls. He evaluates the various patterns of relating Jesus and the apostles to the Scrolls or the Qumran community, presents methodological reflections on comparisons and detailed surveys of the most important insights from the Qumran discoveries for the understanding of Jesus, Paul, and the Fourth Gospel. This volume demonstrates how the discovery of the Scrolls has influenced and changed New Testament scholarship.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Literary Approaches, Dead Sea Scrolls

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Review by George J. Brooke
Published 8/27/2020
Citation: George J. Brooke, review of Jörg Frey, Jacob Cerone, ed., Qumran, Early Judaism, and New Testament Interpretation: Kleine Schriften III, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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