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Civic Ideology, Organization, and Law in the Rule Scrolls
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Yonder M. Gillihan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-07 - Publisher: BRILL

Using insights from modern sociology, this book argues that the organization, law, and literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls sect expressed an "alternative civic ideology" by which members claimed citizenship in a superior commonwealth that would soon replace the existing Judean state.
Civic Ideology, Organization, and Law in the Rule Scrolls
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Yonder Moynihan Gillihan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Yonder Moynihan Gillihan

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The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Study of the Humanities
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Pieter B. Hartog, Alison Schofield, Samuel I. Thomas
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-21 - Publisher: BRILL

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Study of the Humanities explores the use of methods, theories, and approaches from the humanities in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The Authority of Law in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Jonathan Vroom
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-17 - Publisher: BRILL

In The Authority of Law in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism, Vroom tracks the emergence of legal obligation in early Judaism. He draws from legal theory to develop a means of identifying instances in which ancient interpreters treated a legal text as a source of binding obligation.
Theory and Practice in Essene Law
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Aryeh Amihay
Categories: Essenes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Presenting a novel approach for the study of law in the Dead Sea scrolls, this book is conveniently divided into concepts and practices, highlighting the discrepancies between the two. A valuable study for anyone interested in Jewish law, legal history, sectarianism and communal life"--