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Qumran and Jerusalem : studies in the Dead Sea scrolls and the history of Judaism / Lawrence H. Schiffman.

Author/Creator:
Schiffman, Lawrence H.
Publication:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, 2010.
Series:
Studies in the Dead Sea scrolls and related literature.
Studies in the Dead Sea scrolls and related literature
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 483 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Dead Sea scrolls.
Qumran community.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Contents:
Introduction: The Qumran scrolls and rabbinic Judaism
The scholarly controversy. The many "battles of the scrolls"
Literary genres and languages of the Judean scrolls
Halakhah and history : the contribution of the Dead Sea scrolls to recent scholarship
History, politics, and the formation of the sect. Community without temple : the Qumran community's withdrawal from the Jerusalem Temple
Political leadership and organization in the Dead Sea scrolls community
The new halakhic letter (4QMMT) and the origins of the Dead Sea sect
The place of 4QMMT in the corpus of Qumran manuscripts
Jewish law at Qumran. Legal texts in the Dead Sea scrolls
Codification of Jewish law in the Dead Sea scrolls
Pre-Maccabean halakhah in the Dead Sea scrolls and the biblical tradition
Contemporizing halakhic exegesis in the Dead Sea scrolls
Halakhic elements in 4QInstruction
Religious outlook of the Qumran sectarians. The early history of Jewish liturgy and the Dead Sea scrolls
The concept of covenant in the Qumran scrolls and rabbinic literature
Holiness and sanctity in the Dead Sea scrolls
Messianic figures and ideas in the Qumran scrolls
The concept of restoration in the Dead Sea scrolls
Jeruslame in the Dead Sea scrolls
Qumran sectarians and others. The Pharisees and their legal traditions according to the Dead Sea scrolls
Pharisees and Sadducees in Pesher Nahum
Inter- or intra-Jewish conflict? : the Judaism of the Dead Sea scrolls community and its opponents
Non-Jews in the Dead Sea scrolls
Language and literature. Pseudepigrapha in the Pseudepigrapha : mythical books in Second Temple literature
Second Temple literature and the Cairo Genizah
Inverting reality : the Dead Sea scrolls in the popular media.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-456) and indexes.
ISBN:
9780802849762 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0802849768 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
444874426
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