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A Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature : Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature - Joseph A. Fitzmyer

A Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature

Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature

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Many scholars wishing to consult a specific text in the Dead Sea Scrolls encounter a very specific difficulty: finding where it has been published. The scrolls are found in many publications, especially in the 39 volumes of the series ???Discoveries in the Judean Desert.??? Here they are not published in any systematic way, but in the order in which they were ready for publication.

Joseph Fitzmyer seeks to remedy that situation. His A Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature starts by explaining the conventional system of abbreviations for the Scrolls. Then it helpfully lists specifically where readers can find each of the scrolls and fragmentary texts from the eleven caves of Qumran and all the related sites.

Fitzmyer supplies information on tools of study helpful for scholars ? concordances, dictionaries, translations, outlines of longer texts, and more ? and briefly indications electronic resources for the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

This winning guide makes navigating the sprawl of scrolls and information much more straightforward.

Prefacep. viii
General Abbreviationsp. xii
The System of Abbreviations Used for the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 1
The Dead Sea Scrolls: Major Publicationsp. 7
General Informationp. 7
Major Publications (according to Sites)p. 13
Qumranp. 14
Cave 1p. 14
Cave 2p. 24
Cave 3p. 27
Cave 4p. 29
Caves 5-10p. 104
Cave 11p. 110
Unknown Qumran Cavep. 116
Khirbet Qumran Textsp. 117
Alleged Qumran Textsp. 117
Nahal Hever (Wadi Habra)p. 119
Cave of Lettersp. 120
Cave of Horrorp. 127
Unknown Hever/Se'elim Cavep. 128
Nahal Se'elim (Wadi Seiyal)p. 135
Wadi Murabba'atp. 136
Ketef Jerichop. 145
Wadi Sdeirp. 147
Nahal Mishmar (Wadi Mahras)p. 148
Masadap. 148
Cairo Genizahp. 152
Wadi en-Nar (Nahal Qidron)p. 154
Wadi Ghweirp. 154
Wadi ed-Daliyeh (Nahal David)p. 154
Hirbet Mirdp. 158
Nahal 'Arugotp. 162
Unknown Proveniencep. 162
Bibliographies of the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 163
Survey Reports of the Discovery of the Scrolls and Their Contentsp. 167
Lists of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Fragmentsp. 171
Concordances, Dictionaries, Grammars, etc. for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 173
Secondary Collections of Qumran Textsp. 177
Translations of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Collectionsp. 180
Outlines of Some Qumran Texts (with Select Bibliography)p. 184
Serek Hay-Yahad: The Rule of the Community (1QS)p. 184
The Damascus Document (CD and 4QD)p. 189
The Genesis Apocryphon (1QapGen [1Q20])p. 196
The War Scroll (1QM)p. 202
The Temple Scroll (11QTemple[superscript a] [11Q19])p. 205
The Thanksgiving Psalms / [characters not reproducible] (1QH[superscript a-b], 4QH[superscript a-f])p. 212
Halakhic Letter or "Some Deeds of the Law" (4QMMT[superscript a-f])p. 216
Important Bibliography on Some Topics of Dead Sea Scrolls Studyp. 224
Archaeology of the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 225
Palaeography of the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 231
The Old Testament at Qumran and Murabba'atp. 233
Old Testament Interpretation in Qumran Literaturep. 238
Qumran Theologyp. 241
Qumran Messianismp. 243
The Qumran Calendarp. 251
Qumran Wisdom Literaturep. 254
Qumran Halakhah or Legal Issuesp. 258
History of the Qumran Communityp. 260
The New Testament in Qumran Cave 7?p. 264
The Qumran Scrolls and the New Testamentp. 267
The Copper Plaque Mentioning Buried Treasure (3Q15)p. 274
Alphabetical List of Sigla and Their Corresponding Numbersp. 278
Electronic Resources for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 290
Index of Modern Authorsp. 293
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ISBN: 9780802862419
ISBN-10: 0802862411
Series: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st July 2008
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45