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This volume contains the published proceedings of the conference on the Dead Sea scrolls, held at Provo, Utah, in July 1996. The 43 articles deal with various aspects of the scrolls and placed under the following divisions: technology; editions and analyses of texts; the Qumran community; calendar; Levi and the priesthood; Messianism and eschatology; and wisdom and liturgy. The volume offers research on a number of issues and topics pertaining to the Qumran commmunity, translated biblical and non-biblical texts, and technological advances that assist scholars and researchers in assessing and studying the scrolls. The section on technology focuses on DNA techniques to analyze scroll fragments and an imaging radar system that has archaeological applications to Qumran and its environs. Another section addresses the question of how and where the Qumranites lived.
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Studio: Brill Academic Pub
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.1" Height: 2" Weight: 3 lbs.
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004111557 ISBN13 9789004111554
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More About Donald W. Parry
Donald W. Parry, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Hebrew, Brigham Young University. He works as an editor of the Dead Sea Scrolls publication project, assisting Frank Moore Cross with the Samuel texts. Among Parry's published books is "Temples of the Ancient World: Ritual and Symbolism" Stephen D. Ricks, Ph.D. (1982) in Near Eastern Religions, University of California at Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union, is Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages, Brigham Young University. He has published on Semitic philology and temples in the Ancient Near East.
Donald W. Parry has an academic affiliation as follows - Brigham Young University.
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