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Rose Publishing / 2006 / Compact disc

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The Dead Sea Scrolls discovery is one of the most important finds to confirm that the Bible was translated accurately . This ready-to-use PowerPoint presentation has more than 100 slides that tell the story of how the scrolls were discovered, and shows maps, a time.line, and photos of the caves and scrolls.

This fascinating PowerPoint presentation gives a great overview of the Dead Sea Scrolls and their importance. Written by archaeologist Randall Price, The Dead Sea Scrolls PowerPoint teaches how the scrolls were discovered and why this find matters for us today. Helps clear up misunderstandings. For example, some people believe (wrongly) that the Dead Sea Scrolls were the originals of the Bible.

Includes two full PowerPoint presentations:

  • Basic Version for lay people, ages high school through adult (180 slides)
  • Advanced Version for graduate and post-graduate scholarship (250 slides)

Contains many photographs of recent finds, illustrations and reconstructions of the Qumran community, time lines of historical events, and maps showing where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

The Dead Sea Scrolls PPT examines the discovery of the oldest known copies of portions of the Old Testament. These ancient documents confirm the accuracy of modern Bible translations, but what were they doing hidden in caves in Qumran? Who were the people who hid them there?  What do these scrolls reveal about Jewish history, the Old and New Testaments and early Christianity? This PowerPoint presentation investigates amazing discovery. Includes a map of the region, a time line, and photos of caves and parchment scrolls.

The presentation covers:

  • What we know about the site
  • How the scrolls reveal the accuracy of Old Testament Bible translation over the centuries
  • What the scrolls reveal about Jewish history
  • What the scrolls reveal about early Christianity
  • What the scrolls reveal about the New Testament

AUTHOR: J. Randall Price, PhD, author of Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls and The Stones Cry Out: What Archaeology Reveals about the Truth of the Bible, is the Director of Excavations at the Qumran Plateau, and is president of World of the Bible Ministries, Inc. Dr. Price gives seminars and is a frequent guest on TV programs. He is an archaeologist, and is also known for speaking on biblical prophecy.

Product Information

Format: Compact disc
Vendor: Rose Publishing
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 7.5 X 5.25 (inches)
ISBN: 1596360461
ISBN-13: 9781596360464
Availability: In Stock

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For the best possible performance, you will need Microsoft PowerPoint 2001 or higher already installed on your computer.

Are these just artistic backgrounds?
No, these are ready-to-use PowerPoint presentations with 80-350 slides including text, photos and illustrations.

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Go to http://get.adobe.com/reader/. Follow the directions as they appear on Adobe's web site to download the Reader. This will allow you to read the worksheets, handouts, and Rose catalog. For technical support, call Adobe at (800) 833-6687.

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If this happens, exit out of all programs. Open Microsoft PowerPoint, and open the Rose presentation by clicking on the File menu, click Open, and select the Rose PowerPoint presentation.

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  1. Christian
    1 Stars Out Of 5
    August 16, 2009
    Christian
    disapointed, not enough details and infos regarding each individual scrolls, ie:Genesis: which part was found? it says only the # of fragments but not the verses.
  2. Aelwyn Williams
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    January 28, 2008
    Aelwyn Williams
    This DVD contains a wealth of information into the background, history, context, content and significance of the scrolls. It is a very good 'tool' for educational applications. Well worth the money.
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