The Dead Sea Scrolls in English (Fourth Edition)  -     By: Geza Vermes
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In this study and translation, Vermes offers information on the history, religious ideas, and context of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This edition has been considerable enlarged through the inclusion of the Temple Scroll and other material. The three introductory essays, composed before 1962, have been replaced by an abridged version of the corresponding chapters, reproduced from The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective. This collection is not all-inclusive.

Geza Vermes is Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford.

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ISBN: 1850755639
ISBN-13: 9781850755630
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'This significantly expanded and revised fourth edition of what has always been the best English translation of the Scrolls has become a combination of two books: Vermes has replaced nearly all of the original Introduction with an abridged version of the corresponding material from The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective... He has also added new translations of material that has been published since the last edition appeared in 1975... By far still the best edition of the scrolls in English.' James R Mueller, Religious Studies Review>

Religious Studies Review

'This significantly expanded and revised fourth edition of what has always been the best English translation of the Scrolls has become a combination of two books: Vermes has replaced nearly all of the original Introduction with an abridged version of the corresponding material from The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective... He has also added new translations of material that has been published since the last edition appeared in 1975... By far still the best edition of the scrolls in English.'--- James R. Mueller, Religious Studies Review

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