Archaeology of Qumran & Dead Sea Sc Paperback


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Archaeology of Qumran & Dead Sea Sc

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The Dead Sea Scrolls are among the most interesting and important archaeological discoveries ever made, and the excavation of the Qumran community itself has provided invaluable information about Judaism and the Jewish world in the last centuries B.C.E. Like the Dead Sea Scrolls, however, the Qumran site continues to be the object of intense scholarly debate. In a book meant to introduce general readers to this fascinating area of study, veteran archaeologist Jodi Magness here provides an overview of the archaeology of Qumran and presents an exciting new interpretation of this ancient community based on information found in the Dead Sea Scrolls and other contemporary documents. Magness's work offers a number of fresh conclusions concerning life at Qumran. She agrees that Qumran was a sectarian settlement but rejects other unconventional views, including the view that Qumran was a villa rustica or manor house. By carefully analyzing the published information on Qumran, she refines the site's chronology, reinterprets the purpose of some of its rooms, and reexamines the archaeological evidence for the presence of women and children in the settlement. Numerous photos and diagrams give readers a firsthand look at the site. Written with an expert's insight yet with a journalist's spunk, this engaging book is sure to reinvigorate discussion of this monumental archaeological find.

Archaeology of Qumran & Dead Sea Sc by MAGNESS was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in November 2003 and is our 57082nd best seller. The ISBN for Archaeology of Qumran & Dead Sea Sc is 9780802826879.

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Page last updated 12th July 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatbook (details unknown)
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (November 2003)
Number of Pages238
Thickness20 mm
Height229 mm
Width159 mm
Product Code6350
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