The Ancient Library of Qumran

The Ancient Library of Qumran Since the first publication of this book in it has become a classic It is a sober and objective account by a scholar who has taken a leading part in the editing and evaluation of the Qumran texts

  • Title: The Ancient Library of Qumran
  • Author: Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia
  • ISBN: 9780800628079
  • Page: 418
  • Format: Paperback
  • Since the first publication of this book in 1959 it has become a classic It is a sober and objective account by a scholar who has taken a leading part in the editing and evaluation of the Qumran texts The book opens with an account of the history of the finds, and each subsequent chapter deals with a single but major area of scroll research Each records an attempt to acSince the first publication of this book in 1959 it has become a classic It is a sober and objective account by a scholar who has taken a leading part in the editing and evaluation of the Qumran texts The book opens with an account of the history of the finds, and each subsequent chapter deals with a single but major area of scroll research Each records an attempt to achieve in a given area a synthesis, or at least a systematic interpretation, of the facts now available Old and new, published and unpublished data are drawn upon For this revised edition, the history of the finds has been updated to the present, and a final chapter has been added detailing some of the author s views of and reactions to recent discussions and publications not found in the earlier editions.

    • The Ancient Library of Qumran « Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia
      418 Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia
    • thumbnail Title: The Ancient Library of Qumran « Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia
      Posted by:Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia
      Published :2019-07-02T17:20:05+00:00


    About “Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia

    • Frank Moore Cross Fernando F. Segovia

      Scholar of biblical studies, biblical languages, and paleoarchaeology.Obituary nytimes 2012 10 20 us



    595 thoughts on “The Ancient Library of Qumran

    • This enlarged my fairly scant knowledge of the Dead Sea Scrolls and their authors, the apocalyptic Jewish Essene community at Qumran. I am ignorant of what, if any, scholarship has superceded Cross's on the texts. Cross (the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages Emeritus at Harvard University, died in 2012) certainly seems to know what he's writing about. He is particular on the point that paleoarchaeologists and paleographologists know things about the texts that New Testamen [...]



    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *