The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Philip R. Davies (author), Phillip R. Callaway (author), George J. Brooke (author)Paperback

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Description

New in paperback, this is a fully illustrated volume on the discovery, meaning and significance of all the Dead Sea Scrolls by acknowledged experts in the field. Offering intriguing historical and religious insights into the period of authorship, from Babylon to Bar Kokhba, and expert interpretation of the manuscripts using palaeography, Carbon-14 dating and computer reconstructions, the book also Includes factfiles, tables, reconstructions, scroll photographs and a guide to where to see the scrolls today.

About Author

Philip Davies has written five books and many articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as other books on biblical history. George J. Brooke is Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester and co-founder of the journal Dead Sea Discoveries. Phillip R. Callaway has written widely on the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Contents

The Scrolls Revealed * The Ancient World of the Scrolls * Inside the Scrolls * The Qumran Settlement * The Meaning of the Scrolls

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780500283714
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780500283714
  • weight: 770
  • ISBN10: 0500283710

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