Judaism of the Second Temple Period: Qumran and Apocalypticism, Vol. 1

Forsideomslag
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 26. okt. 2007 - 356 sider
Translated by Azzan Yadin
Foreword by David Bivin

David Flusser was a very prolific scholar of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and his contributions to Scrolls research, apocalypticism, and apocalyptic literature are inestimable. With this English translation of many of his essays, Flusser's insights are now available to a wider audience than ever before.

Here Flusser examines the influence of apocalypticism on various Jewish sects. He states that the teachings of Jesus, while reflecting first and foremost the views of the sages, were also influenced by Jewish apocalypticism. Examining the Essenes, their effect on Hebrew language, the split of sects, and much more, Flusser's collected essays offer an important source of study for any Dead Sea Scrolls scholar.

 

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Indhold

1 The Dead Sea Sect and Its Worldview
1
2 The Essene Worldview
25
3 The Economic Ideology of Qumran
32
4 Medicine and Qumran
38
5 A PreGnostic Concept in the Dead Sea Scrolls
40
6 In the Image of the Likeness of His Form
50
7 Not by an Angel
61
8 A Qumran Fragment and the Second Blessing of the Amidah
66
14 The Roman Empire in Hasmonean and Essene Eyes
175
15 The Eschatological Temple
207
16 Pharisees Sadducees and Essenes in Pesher Nahum
214
17 The Apocryphal Psalms of David
258
18 The FleshSpirit Dualism in the Qumran Scrolls and the New Testament
283
29 Ben Sira and the Essenes
293
20 The Jewish Origins of the Early Churchs Attitude toward the State
299
21 The Isaiah Pesher and the Notion of Twelve Apostles in the Early Church
305

9 4QMMT and the Benediction Against the Minim
70
10 The Book of the Mysteries and the High Holy Days Liturgy
119
11 Apocalyptic Elements in the War Scroll
140
12 The Death of the Wicked King
159
13 A Comment on a Prayer for the Welfare of King Jonathan
170
22 The Halfshekel in the Gospels and the Qumran Community
327
Index of Names
334
Index of Subjects
337
Index of Sources
342
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Om forfatteren (2007)

David Flusser (1917?2000) was professor of earlyChristianity and Second Temple Judaism at the HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem, a member of the Israel Academy ofSciences and Humanities, and a recipient of the nationalIsrael Prize in 1980 for his academic achievements. Hisbest-known book, Jesus, has been translated intoeleven languages and is now in its fourth edition under thetitle The Sage from Galilee (Eerdmans).

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