The Hidden Scrolls: Christianity, Judaism, & the War for the Dead Sea Scrolls

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1994 - Dead Sea scrolls - 306 pages
Few ancient documents have ever exerted such power over the public imagination as have the Dead Sea Scrolls. But the true significance of the Scrolls is a story that archaeolgist Neil Silberman now tells for the first time. For Jews and Christians alike, the scrolls will suggest a new way of thinking about the past--and present.

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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 QjJMRAN
28
THE INNER CIRCLE
68
Copyright

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Archaeology," the world’ s leading magazine on popular archaeology, is read by hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts and experts everywhere. An official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, "Archaeology" had brought the latest and greatest news and discoveries to readers for sixty years.
Neil Asher Silberman is a historian with the Ename Center for Public Archaeology in Belgium. His most recent book, with Israel Finkelstein, is "David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible’ s Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition,

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