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Dead Sea Scrolls

Collins’ Biography of the DSS, Chapter 1

OK, so the silky smooth prose mentioned in my previous post┬ádidn’t carry over into the the body of the work, but that is not to say that the first couple chapters (what I’ve read so far) are poorly written. I agree with Geza Vermes’s blurb, which describes the book as “marvelously readable…” Chapter 1 recounts […]

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Bible Dead Sea Scrolls Hebrew

Weston Fields’ Full History of the DSS, vol. 1

I just read the last page of Weston Fields’ The┬áDead Sea Scrolls: A Full History, and I want to share a few reflections in order to bring this book to your attention if you do not already know about it and, hopefully, to motivate you to pick it up in the near future. I have […]