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The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls

by Philip R. Davies, George J. Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway

The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls Synopsis

New in paperback, this is a fully illustrated volume on the discovery, meaning and significance of all the Dead Sea Scrolls by acknowledged experts in the field. Offering intriguing historical and religious insights into the period of authorship, from Babylon to Bar Kokhba, and expert interpretation of the manuscripts using palaeography, Carbon-14 dating and computer reconstructions, the book also Includes factfiles, tables, reconstructions, scroll photographs and a guide to where to see the scrolls today.

The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls Press Reviews

'Written in a lively and engaging manner ... makes the reading of dry, often impenetrable, fragments come alive' - Society for Old Testament Study 'Shrewd and perceptive ... a thoughtful and helpful introduction to the scrolls ' - Michael A. Knibb, King's College London

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500283714
Publication date: 27th May 2002
Author: Philip R. Davies, George J. Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 216 pages
Categories: Biblical archaeology, Judaism: sacred texts,

About Philip R. Davies, George J. Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway

Philip Davies has written five books and many articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as other books on biblical history. George J. Brooke is Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester and co-founder of the journal Dead Sea Discoveries. Phillip R. Callaway has written widely on the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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