Category Archives: Dead Sea Scrolls

Michael Langlois’s Latest on the Scrolls, for Figaro

There are a lot of good people doing work on the Dead Sea Scrolls, but there is no one I trust more on their paleography and provenance than Michael. Read his latest.

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The September Biblical Studies Carnival: A Learning Extravaganza At the Fair

Below you’ll find a whole midway of Biblical Studies learning.  Check out the Hebrew Bible Hoop Shot, The New Testament Nacho Stall, the Archaeology Arcade, The Miscellaneous Mouse Coaster, and the Book Bumble Bee!  There are enough thrills here to … Continue reading

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Revue de Qumran

The new issue is online.  Enjoy.

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If You’re in Australia…

Michael Langlois is there- I will be in Sydney for an international conference on 20–21 Sept 2018. I have been invited by Macquarie University to give a paper at a meeting entitled “Manuscripts from the Margins: How to edit a forgery”. … Continue reading

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Fake Scrolls

Doubtless BAR will think they’re legit, but BAR has ad space to sell and dilettantes to please.

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Six More

On the Origin of the Ink of the Thanksgiving Scroll (1QHodayota), Ira Rabin, Oliver Hahn, Timo Wolff, Admir Masic and Gisela Weinberg (Volume 16, Number 1) Pairing Research Questions and Theories of Genre: A Case Study of the Hodayot, Carol … Continue reading

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The Bible, Qumran, and the Samaritans

Read the TOC and frontmatter here.

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The Dead Sea Scrolls and German Scholarship: Thoughts of an Englishman Abroad

By George Brooke– This booklet is a fresh consideration of German-speaking scholarship on the Dead Sea Scrolls; it divides the scholarship into two phases corresponding with pre- and post 1989 Germany. In the first phase the dominant place given to … Continue reading

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The Fetish-ization of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Read the paper titled Christian Dead Sea Scrolls?  The Post-2002 Fragments as Modern Protestant Relics, delivered at ISBL in Helsinki.

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The Philip R. Davies Qumran Slide Collection

This is the best thing you’ll see online today. DQCAAS is extremely grateful to the late Prof. Philip R. Davies for generously making available to us his slide collection of Qumran. These slides were taken in 1970-71 when he was … Continue reading

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Free Access to ‘Dead Sea Discoveries’ Till August 16

Free articles from Dead Sea Discoveries To celebrate the 25th Volume of Dead Sea Discoveries, 25 articles from the past 25 Volumes will be available for free downloading during 2018. The following 5 articles are now freely accessible until 16 … Continue reading

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The T&T Clark Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls

Word today that the volume is due out next month– The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the last century. They have great historical, religious, and linguistic significance, not least in relation to the … Continue reading

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Live Streaming George Brooke Lecture

Via the undersigned- Dear Colleagues, We are happy to invite you to join us this Wednesday, 30 May, from 13.30-15.30, at the University of Groningen Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (Oude Boteringestraat 38), room 117, for the Dirk Smilde … Continue reading

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Michael Langlois – The Dead Sea Scrolls – Denver

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George Brooke’s Lecture in Groningen Will Be Live Streamed

Dear Colleagues, We invite you all to join us this Thursday, 26 April, from 16.15-18.00, at the University of Groningen, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (Oude Boteringestraat 38), room 130 (NOT room 253), for the Dirk Smilde Research Seminar. … Continue reading

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Free Access to Essays in ‘Dead Sea Discoveries’

Via Brill- A second batch of 5 articles from Dead Sea Discoveries has become available for free, to celebrate the journal’s 25th anniversary with you, our readers. Enjoy!  http://www2.brill.com/Dead_Sea_Discoveries

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The Haifa University Dead Sea Scrolls Project…

Is on Facebook now.

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The March Madness Edition of the Biblical Studies Carnival

Our 145th Biblical Studies Carnival launches with posts focusing on the Old Testament /Hebrew Bible.   The title of the Carnival, though, has nothing to do with the contents except that the Carnival will be a slam dunk of biblioblogging gloriousness … Continue reading

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Oh Well, It Will Be Gone Before SBL Arrives in Denver… So What’s the Point…

Sad. A vast exhibition of ancient artifacts from Israel, featuring two Dead Sea Scrolls never displayed in public before, is opening Friday at the Denver Museum of Science and Nature. The newly unveiled scrolls lay down the rules for ritual purification and moral conduct … Continue reading

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Live Stream from the Qumran Institute

Via the undersigned- Dear All, Please join us this Thursday, 8 March, from 16.15-18.00 (CET), at the University of Groningen Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (Oude Boteringestraat 38), room 253, for the Dirk Smilde Research Seminar. Professor George Brooke … Continue reading

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