The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Biblical Studies

The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Biblical Studies

Frank Moore Cross / Feb 18, 2020

The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Biblical Studies Sine 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 and Modern Biblical Studies
  • Author: Frank Moore Cross
  • ISBN: 9780837192819
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sine 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 achiSine 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given area a synthesis, or at least a systematic interpretation, of the facts now available Old and new, published and unpublished data are drawn upon.

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


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    1. 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 I am ignorant of what, if any, scholarship has superceded Cross's on the texts.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 [...]



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