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The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Second Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins
Charlesworth, James†H., editor

Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2006 pp. xxxii + 319; vi + 491; vi + 734 (3 vols.). $199.95


Description: The recovery of 800 documents in the eleven caves on the northwest shores of the Dead Sea is one of the most sensational archeological discoveries in the Holy Land to date. These three volumes, the very best of critical scholarship, demonstrate in detail how the scrolls have revolutionized our knowledge of the text of the Bible, the character of Second Temple Judaism, and the Jewish beginnings of Christianity.

Subjects: Literature, Dead Sea Scrolls

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Review by Matthew Goff
Published 9/6/2008
Citation: Matthew Goff, review of James H. Charlesworth And James Charlesworth, eds., The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Second Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


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