Author: John Bergsma

eschatological restoration of the twelve tribes; for them, the Judean state is not the sole heir of biblical Israel. Keywords self-identity; yehudim; ioudaios/oi; Damascus Document; Pesher Habakkuk; eschatology The Qumran community, in their so-called “sectarian” documents, shows a marked preference for

In: Dead Sea Discoveries

effect of severing any con- nection between modern Jews and the Jews in Paul’s letters. Because I am not completely satisfied with either “Judean” or “Jew,” I use the transliterated Greek term Ioudaios / oi as often as sense allows. I am grateful to Krister Stendahl and Amy-Jill Levine for their helpful

In: Biblical Interpretation