Item description for The Dead Sea Scriptures by Theodor Gaster & Theodore Gastor...
Overview Presents translations of the ancient Hebrew documents which were discovered near the Dead Sea together with notes on their significance and biblical parallels
Publishers Description This volume contains the translated text of the ancient Hebrew writings found in caves near the Dead Sea, plus separate introductions for each scroll as wee as new translations of the Hymns and paraphrases of the Bible narratives by Professor Gaster, one of the world's leading Hebraists.
Citations And Professional Reviews The Dead Sea Scriptures by Theodor Gaster & Theodore Gastor has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 12/31/2008 page 101
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/1993 page 84
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/1998 page 76
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/2004 page 76
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.68" Width: 6.24" Height: 1.48" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1976
Edition Rev and Enl
ISBN 0385088590 ISBN13 9780385088596
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Great for indepth study! Nov 5, 1998
I have a very old paperback of this with a copyright of 1956. This "Doubleday Anchor Original" is a bold and interesting book for the laymen. Though my copy is not and should not be used for a scholary tool. It is a step in that direction.
Excellent translation Jul 16, 1998
I 've read other translation of the scrolls but find them not as appealling or poetic or powerful. This translation shows the intense care and knowledge of it's subject. It's very important to keep good writings like this available to all believers of those that think they can honer the traditions of true caring for creation and God. This book is very connected to the Essene Gospel of Peace of Jesus Christ by Edmond Bordeaux Szekely. I read these constantly together. The question is why do important writings like this go out of print.