Item description for The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts with English translations. Volume 4A : Pseudepigraphic and non-masoretic psalms and prayers (Dead Sea Scrolls #4) by James H. Charlesworth...
Overview A reference tool of vital importance, this volume offers state-of-the-art presentations of Dead Sea Scrolls prayers, psalms, and other texts possibly used in the Qumran community worship. Not only does this book shed light onto resources for early Jewish worship, but it presents the full critical text of several non-Masoretic psalms and the Angelic Liturgy, offering deep insights into the liturgical aspects of early Judaism.
This volume of "The Dead Sea Scrolls" includes the scroll's psalms and prayers.
The Princeton Dead Sea Scrolls Project provides a major landmark in general access to these documents. It is the first serious attempt to provide accurate transcriptions and translations with critical commentary to all the nonbiblical scrolls found at Qumran. These are important reference books for specialized studies in biblical fields.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.05" Width: 8.65" Height: 1.2" Weight: 2.28 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1998
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Dead Sea Scrolls
Series Number 4
ISBN 0664220606 ISBN13 9780664220600
Availability 0 units.
More About James H. Charlesworth
James H. Charlesworth is George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey, and a world-renowned translator, particularly of pseudepigraphical material.
James H. Charlesworth has an academic affiliation as follows - Princeton Theological Seminary USA.
James H. Charlesworth has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts with English translations. Volume 4A : Pseudepigraphic and non-masoretic psalms and prayers?
disappointed Apr 18, 2006
If you are a super-scholar who likes to do word puzzles, you mike like trying to piece together some of the many fragments of the pseudo-psalms found in this book. I was very excited to buy it because I thought it would give me greater exposure to ancient Hebrew and Aramaic. But there is not much content. There are a few psalms (e.g. 154 & 155), part of an addition to Sirach and not much more. I had some money to spend, but I wish I had not spent it on this. Nevertheless, for the right person, I am sure it would be worth it. After all, it is certainly not the publishers fault that there are not many pseudepigraphic and non-Masoretic Psalms to publish. It would have been nice, though, if they published the actual psalms and texts of the Bible from Qumran so that one could compare them with the Masoretic Text- or at least if they published the Rule of the Community, etc. all in one volume.
Hey everybody, look at this! Sep 13, 2001
It's been there since 1995, and I was WAITING for s.th. like this! DSS in original language, a reference! Why has nobody recognize this? For now I'm in low budget, bus as soon as I get enough fund I'm going to buy a copy of this, and write a proper review. But if this is the complete text in original language, it's a must for everyone who wants to examine the DSS seriously.