Dead Sea Scrolls: The Untold Story

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Hebrew scholar Kenneth Hanson captures all the mystery and excitement of the rediscovery of the scrolls, the half-century of intrigue that followed, and the ancient Hebrew sect that wrote, preserved, and died defending these treasured works.
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For two thousand years, the Dead Sea Scrolls lay hidden deep in the caves of the Judean desert, unread, untouched, and forgotten. That is, until the 1940s when by sheer happenstance a Bedouin shepherd stumbled into the first of the caves and found himself faced with the jars containing these ancient Jewish texts. The rediscovery of the scrolls sent shockwaves through several religious communities, and for half a century, historians and academics poured over the mysterious texts. Dead Sea - The Untold Story captures the excitement of this period, explaining what we have learned from these treasured works, and the truth about the ancient Hebrew sect that wrote, preserved, and died defending them.

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AuthorKenneth Hanson
PublisherCouncil Oak Books
PlaceOklahoma
Year1997
ISBN9781571780300
BindingPaperback
ConditionVery Good
CommentsFilm over front cover shows some riffling.
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