The Dead Sea Scrolls In Context (2 vols) 

Integrating the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Study of Ancient Texts, Languages, and Cultures


The Dead Sea Scrolls enrich many areas of biblical research, as well as the study of ancient and rabbinic Judasim, early Christian and other ancient literatures, languages, and cultures. With nearly all Dead Sea Scrolls published, it is now time to integrate the Dead Sea Scrolls fully into the various disciplines that benefit from them. This two-volume collection of essays answers this need. It represents the proceedings of a conference jointly organized by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Vienna in Vienna on February 11–14, 2008.
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Biographical Note

Armin Lange, Dr. theol. (1995), University of Münster, is Professor for Second Temple Judaism at the University of Vienna and a member of the international team editing the Dead Sea Scrolls. He has recently published the first volume of his Handbuch der Textfunde vom Toten Meer (Mohr Siebeck 2009).

Emanuel Tov, Ph.D. (1974) in Biblical Studies, Hebrew University, is J.L. Magnes Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University and the former Editor-in-Chief of the Dead Sea Scrolls Publication Project. He has published several books on textual criticism and on the Scrolls.

Matthias Weigold is a member of the research project "The Meaning of Ancient Jewish Quotations and Allusions for the Textual History of the Hebrew Bible" at Vienna University.

Table of contents

Contributors include: Jeff Anderson, Russell C. D. Arnold, Moshe Bar-Asher, Meir Bar-Ilan, Moshe Bernstein, Pierpaolo Bertalotto, George Branch-Trevathan, Esther Chazon, Edward Dąbrowa, Nóra Dávid, Karl P. Donfried, Jan Dušek, J. Harold Ellens, John Elwolde, Esther Eshel, Hanan Eshel ז״ל, Steven E. Fassberg, Ida Fröhlich, Russell Fuller, Mila Ginsburskaya, Noah Hacham, Paul Heger, Jamal-Dominique Hopkins, Tal Ilan, Sandra Jacobs, Alex P. Jassen, Aaron Koller, Armin Lange and Zlatko Pleše, James Alfred Loader, Minna and Kenneth Lönnqvist, Ekaterina Matusova, Ulrike Mittmann, Christa Müller-Kessler, Bernhard Palme, Renate Pillinger, Stefan Reif, Bennie H. Reynolds, Alexander Rofé, Ursula Schattner-Rieser, Lawrence H. Schiffman, Michael Segal, Gebhard J. Selz, Agnethe Siquans, Günter Stemberger, Daniel Stoekl Ben Ezra, Loren T. Stuckenbruck, Hanna Tervanotko, Emanuel Tov, Cecilia Wassen, and Francesco Zanella.


All those interested in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew Bible, ancient and rabbinic Judaism as well as early Christian and other ancient literatures, languages, and cultures.


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