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The Dead Sea scrolls and the Bible

Author: James C VanderKam
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James C. VanderKam offers detailed summaries of significant ways in which the scrolls can enrich the reading and study of the Bible. Each chapter brings readers up-to-date with the latest pivotal developments, focusing on relevant information from the scrolls and expounding their significance for biblical studies. --from publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C VanderKam
ISBN: 9780802866790 0802866794
OCLC Number: 742017611
Notes: "Six of the seven chapters in The Dead Sea scrolls and the Bible began as the Speaker's Lectures at Oxford University, delivered during the first two weeks of May 2009"--Introduction.
Description: xiv, 188 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The "Biblical" scrolls and their implications --
Commentary on older scripture in the scrolls --
Authoritative literature according to the scrolls --
New copies of old texts --
Groups and group controversies in the scrolls --
The Dead Sea scrolls and the New Testament Gospels --
The Dead Sea scrolls, the Acts of the Apostles, and the letters of Paul.
Responsibility: James C. VanderKam.

Abstract:

James C. VanderKam offers detailed summaries of significant ways in which the scrolls can enrich the reading and study of the Bible. Each chapter brings readers up-to-date with the latest pivotal developments, focusing on relevant information from the scrolls and expounding their significance for biblical studies. --from publisher description.
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