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The Dead Sea scrolls : a new translation / [translated by] Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg Jr., and Edward M. Cook.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon 296.155 DEA (Text) 30653001310259 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Linton PL - Linton 296.155 DEA (Text) 30149000760966 Non-Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 296.1 WIS (Text) 38650833389511 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780060766627 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 006076662X (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xvi, 662 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Rev. and updated ed.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, [2005]

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General Note: Originally published : New York : HarperCollins, c1996.
"Translated and with commentary by Michael Wise"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [635]-646) and indexes.
Summary, etc.: An updated and revised translation contains virtually every legible portion of the fragmented scrolls, including revelatory information on early Christianity and its roots - far deeper than previously realized - in ancient Judaism. Included as well are scroll fragments that promise to dramatically alter our view of biblical history, including never-before released texts and newly discovered writings by and about key biblical prophets and ancestors. The translators provide illuminating commentary throughout that places the scrolls in their true historical context. They also present a compelling, insightful introduction that gives the reader an overview of the often surprising contents of the scrolls and discusses what are perhaps the greatest mysteries of the scrolls - who authored them and why.
Subject: Dead Sea scrolls.

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