Dead Sea scrolls


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(Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s

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Dimant explores the use of vocabulary to identify sectarian literature in the Dead Sea Scrolls.
A respected, careful, experienced scholar has furnished a valuable map of the terrain of Dead Sea Scrolls studies, filled with directions for fruitful research.
Admission to Dead Sea Scrolls will be by timed ticket only and will include a separate ticket for general Exhibit Halls admission that can be used on the same day of a visit to Dead Sea Scrolls or within six months: $32 adults, $29, seniors (60+), and $27 children (3-11).
Some of the Dead Sea Scrolls include the earliest known versions of the Book of Deuteronomy, which is significant because the Book of Deuteronomy contains the Ten Commandments, as well as the first chapter of the Book of Genesis.
Now, anyone around the world can view, read, and interact with five digitized Dead Sea Scrolls.
Charlesworth, director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary.
The Jordanian government, in an ongoing effort to regain the Dead Sea Scrolls from Israel, will ask the US and Italian governments to seize the 2,000-year-old artifacts when they are exhibited in the two countries later this year, Minister of Tourism Maha Khatib said Thursday.
When the Tanenbaum family heard about the ROM's plans to bring the Dead sea scrolls to Toronto, they knew supporting this project would be a powerful way to honour the tremendous life and philanthropic legacy of Anne Tanenbaum.
Knox College will hold a seminar in October on the Dead Sea Scrolls, which are on display at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto until January 2010.
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto has unveiled a controversial Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit, which will run until Jan.
Summary: The Palestinian Authority demanded this week the cancellation of an exhibition of Dead Sea Scrolls, which it said were stolen by Israel from Palestinian territories, Canadian media reported.
In the sixty-one years since, the Dead Sea Scrolls have revolutionized our knowledge of ancient Judaism and enriched our understanding of the diverse cultural context out of which both rabbinic Judaism and early Christianity emerged.
The hidden secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls could be unlocked by Welsh scientists using super-powerful X-rays.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of more than 800 religious texts, containing nearly all of the Old Testament.
Based on the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, writings of the 2nd-century Gnostics, this novel offers suspense and intrigue as the alternate gospels, including the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, and Thunder, pass from hand to hand--often at great price.