Deciphering the Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Edition

Deciphering the Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Edition

Author(s): Jonathan G. Campbell

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631229926

Online ISBN: 9780470773468

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773468

About this Book

The second edition of this fascinating book is the ideal introduction to the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran and their impact on our understanding of the rise of Christianity.

  • Introduces the Qumran Scrolls to the uninitiated general reader.
  • Explains how revolutionary the discovery of the Scrolls was and their enduring significance.
  • Sets the Scrolls within the wider context of Jewish history and religion of the second temple period.
  • Now expanded to include additional material about the scrolls themselves and recent theories about the community behind them.

This book is not available from Blackwell in the United States and the Philippines.

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