What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why Do They Matter?  -     By: David Noel Freedman, Pam Fox Kuhlken
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What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why Do They Matter?

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2007 / Paperback

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Are you still in the dark about one of the most significant archaeological finds of the 20th century? This outstanding guidebook by a world-renowned expert, who has studied the manuscripts for 50 years, answers the most commonly asked questions in an easy-to-follow fashion. Without being technical, the authors answers what the Dead Sea Scrolls are all about, who wrote them, why, in what languages, have the Scrolls changed the understanding of any passages in the Bible and who is hiding stolen fragments. Ideal for laypeople.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0802844243
ISBN-13: 9780802844248
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Publisher's Description

You know the Scrolls are important . . . but you don't really know why.

Sure, there are plenty of scholarly volumes on the Dead Sea Scrolls, full of indexes, footnotes, and jargon for those in the know. But what if you're not a specialist? What if you just want a basic understanding of what the Dead Sea Scrolls are, where they came from, and why they're so important? That's where this little book comes in.

David Noel Freedman and Pam Fox Kuhlken here offer an informed, inside look at these significant ancient texts. Full of humor and behind-the-scenes glimpses into research on the Scrolls, What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why Do They Matter? is a fascinating, accessible guidebook -- perfect for any reader seeking a brief, quality introduction to this inscrutable subject.

Answers a gamut of questions from the general to the paranoid to the somewhat cynical -- for example:
  • What are the Dead Sea Scrolls all about?
  • Who wrote them, why, and in what languages?
  • Have the Scrolls changed our understanding of any passages in the Bible?
  • Who's hiding stolen fragments?
  • Do the Scrolls tell us when the world will end?
  • How has technology improved our ability to study the Scrolls?
  • How much would a Scroll fragment sell for on eBay today?

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