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Author Davies, Philip R

Title The Damascus covenant : an interpretation of the "Damascus Document" / Philip R. Davies
Published Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, Dept. of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield, 1982


Description 1 online resource (267 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series, 0309-0787 ; 25
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 25.
Contents Introduction; I: Structure and Plot of the Admonition; II: History; III: Laws; IV: Warnings; V: The New Covenant; VI: The Redaction of the Admonition; Conclusions and Reflections; Notes; Select Bibliography; Text and Translation
Summary The Damascus Document is the most important witness to the origins of the Qumran community. The author surveys previous research, with particular emphasis on the syntheses of H. Stegemann and J. Murphy-O''Connor. A more comprehensive view of the redaction and ideology of the document is offered, leading to the conclusion that it is originally a product of a community which traced its origins to the Babylonian exile. The extant Cairo manuscripts represent a Qumran recension, confirming the opinion of many scholars that the Qumran community originated as a splinter movement from an earlier and l
Notes Includes Damascus document in Hebrew with English translation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-231)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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SUBJECT Damascus document.
Damascus document fast
Damaskusschrift Qumrantexte gnd
Subject Zadokites.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780567051677
OTHER TI Damascus document.