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Author Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature. International Symposium (10th : 2005 : Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Title New Perspectives on Old Texts : Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 9-11January, 2005 / Edited by Esther G. Chazon, Betsy Halpern-Amaru in Collaboration with Ruth A. Clements
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Series Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah, 0169-9962 ; v. 88
Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah ; v. 88
Contents Exile and self-identity in the Qumran sect and in Hellenistic Judaism / Noah Hacham -- The legacy of the Teacher of Righteousness in the Dead Sea Scrolls / Loren T. Stuckenbruck -- Ritual density in Qumran practice: ablutions in the Serekh ha-Yah? / Michael A. Daise -- From Enoch to John the Essene--an analysis of sect development: 1 Enoch, Jubilees, and the Essenes / Eyal Regev -- Education and wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls in light of their background in antiquity / Bilhah Nitzan -- The use of Scripture in 1Q/4Q mysteries / Torleif Elgvin -- "Memory and manuscript": books, scrolls, and the tradition of the Qumran texts / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- The wood-offering: the convoluted evolution of a halakhah in Qumran and rabbinic law / Cana Werman -- Further reflections on a divine and angelic humanity in the Dead Sea Scrolls / Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis -- The polemic against the Tevul Yom: a reexamination / Martha Himmelfarb -- Qumran and the genealogy of Western mysticism / Philip S. Alexander
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dead Sea scrolls -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Amaru, Betsy Halpern.
Chazon, Esther G.
Clements, Ruth.
LC no. 2009052231
ISBN 9004183078 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004190813 (electronic bk.)
9789004183070 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004190818 (electronic bk.)