Hidden Scrolls

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Mandarin, 1994 - Dead Sea scrolls - 306 pages
Since their discovery in caves in the Judean Desert by bedouin in the 1940s, the Dead Sea Scrolls have been the cause of much religious, scholarly and political controversy. In this book Neil Silberman, archaeologist and writer, explores the true significance of the scrolls, and the reasons for their suppression for 50 years, interpreting them as revolutionary writings of militant Jews under the oppressive rule of the Romans. Now available for international study for the first time, the scrolls will suggest new ways of thinking about the past and the present for Jews and Christians alike.

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A really interesting review of the way the Dead Sea Scrolls were "managed" and controlled since their discovery in 1946-7. I am now interested to read what has happened in the 23 years since Silberman ... Read full review

THE HIDDEN SCROLLS: Christianity, Judaism, and the War for the Dead Sea Scrolls

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International intrigue, scholarly arrogance, and eccentric personalities populate this examination of what the Dead Sea Scrolls really tell us. Since their discovery by Bedouins in the 1940s, the ... Read full review

Contents

A WAY IN THE WILDERNESS
1
DISCOVERY AT QUMRAN
28
THE INNER CIRCLE
68
Copyright

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