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The pesharim and Qumran history : chaos or consensus?

Author: James H Charlesworth; Lidija Novakovic
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, ©2002.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Charlesworth; Lidija Novakovic
ISBN: 0802839886 9780802839886
OCLC Number: 49699345
Description: xiv, 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The hermeneutics of the pesharim. Chaos regarding history camouflaged as hermeneutics? --
Qumran hermeneutics --
The sociology of Qumran hermeneutics --
The pesharim as fulfillment hermeneutics. II. The pesharim and Qumran history: chaos or consensus? Introduction --
Sources for Qumran history --
Synopsis of Qumran history: Phase I (Archaeological Period Ia): How to translate ...? --
Who was the Righteous Teacher? --
Who was the "Man of Lies"? --
Who was "the Wicked Priest"? --
The exodus of the Righteous Teacher --
Reactions to Archaeological Period Ia. Phase II (Archaeological Period Ib) --
Phase III (Archaeologial Period of Abandonment) --
Phase IV (Archaeological Period II): Were Qumranites conservative Essenes? --
Chaos or consensus? --
Phase V (Archaeological Period III): Results for reflection: Was Qumran a celibate monastery? --
Summary. The pesharim and Qumran history: What is a pesher? --
Methodology --
Summary. The date of the pesharim --
Historical allusions in the Pesharim. Historical allusions within Palestinian Judaism: The unparalleled authority of the Righteous Teacher --
The Righteous Teacher was a priest --
Faith in the Righteous Teacher --
The persecution of the Righteous Teacher and the calendar of his group --
The Wicked Priest --
The rise and fall of the Wicked Priest --
The end of the Wicked Priest --
The Man of the Lie (=Scoffer, the Souter of the Lie) --
The crucifixion of some Seekers-After-Smooth-Things --
Alexander Jannaeus --
Judah, Ephraim, and Manasseh. Historical allusions outside Palestinian Judaism: the Greeks and Romans --
The Kittim --
Demetrius --
Conclusion --
Appendixes by Professor Lidija Novakovic: Index of biblical quotations in the pesharim, other cmmentaries and related documents --
Text-critical variants in the pesharim, other commentaries, and related documents.
Responsibility: James H. Charlesworth ; with appendices by Lidija Novakovic.
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