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Beyond the Qumran community the Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls by John Joseph Collins

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dead Sea scrolls,
  • Qumran community -- History,
  • Essenes -- History,
  • Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn J. Collins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM175.Q6 C65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24044551M
ISBN 109780802828873
LC Control Number2009035864

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Author: Gabriele Boccaccini Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Year Published: Buy at Amazon. Boccaccini begins his book with a historiographical analysis of the Essene community by comparing writings about the Essenes by early Jewish/Christian (Josephus, Philo, and Hippolytus) and non-Jewish (Pliny the Elder and Dio of Prusa) sources. Book Overview With the full publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls, fresh analysis of the evidence presented can be — and indeed, should be — made. Beyond the Qumran Community does just that, reaching a surprising conclusion: the sect described in the Dead Sea Scrolls developed later than has usually been supposed and was never confi ned to. Beyond the Qumran Community Book Summary: With the full publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls, fresh analysis of the evidence presented can be? and indeed, should be? made. Beyond the Qumran Community does just that, reaching a surprising conclusion: the sect described in the Dead Sea Scrolls developed later than has usually been supposed and was never confined to . This book is exactly what it needs to be. It concisely lays out what the community of Qumran was, who the Essenes were, and how each fits in with the Enochic literary tradition that leads from the Book of the Watchers through books like Jubilees and the Temple Scroll to (on the one hand) the Qumran sectarian literature and (on the other) late Enochic works such as the Testaments of /5.

Qumran (Hebrew: קומראן; Arabic: خربة قمران ‎ Khirbet Qumran) is an archaeological site in the West Bank managed by Israel's Qumran National Park. It is located on a dry marl plateau about km (1 mi) from the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea, near the Israeli settlement and kibbutz of Hellenistic period settlement was constructed during the reign of John Hyrcanus Founded: Between – BCE or slightly later.   Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls - Ebook written by John Joseph Collins, John J. Collins. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian 5/5(1). The yahad should not be equated with "the Qumran community." Keywords yahad, community, Qumran, camps, elite group BRILL * This article is based on my book, Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sec tarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, ). Earlier forms of my argument can be found in my essays, "Forms of Community in the.   The book draws upon five earlier articles published by Collins from to The first four chapters deal largely with the study of texts, and the final chapter deals with the archaeological study of the site of Qumran. Collins first surveys the texts to determine what they say related to community life (chapters 1–3).